Tag: Spam

  • Why I Won’t Deal With TransAmerican

    Generally I’d never post about a negative business interaction. We’ve all worked with bad recruiters, bad employers, bad contractors, and so on. I like to give people the benefit of the doubt, and I don’t want to bad-mouth anyone. That said, TransAmerican has pushed my limits too far. These guys are some sort of ATG […]

  • SPAM Filtering

    I get a lot of SPAM. I’ve had the same e-mail address for 10 years, and I don’t hide it. In general, I’m very happy with a combination of spamassassin running on the server, and OS X Mail.app’s SPAM filtering on the client. In order to avoid losing false positives I have a Junk folder […]

  • 10MinuteMail Updates

    I just pushed a new version of 10MinuteMail. Here are the notable updates: Removed the Ad-Aware links and text. No one was clicking on them anyhow. Added some translation fixes. Implemented AJAX based (RichFaces) refreshing of the list of e-mails in your inbox. Added smtp client throttling (in Postfix) to limit the number of messages […]

  • Spam

    When I launched 10minutemail.com, tons of forum admins decried the idea. They screamed that it would let spammers on to their forums, and that they wouldn’t sell e-mail lists to spammers, etc… A month goes by, and let’s see what we have. My server used to get around 200-300 e-mail a day. In the past […]

  • My first Seam Application – 10MinuteMail

    My first web application built using Seam is now live. It is called 10MinuteMail and you can see it at www.10MinuteMail.com. It gives you a temporary e-mail address, and lets you receive and reply to e-mail sent to that address. The e-mail address expires in 10 minutes (or more, you can extend it as you […]