February 2015

Spam anyone?

2018-05-17T06:12:51+00:00

We are having our initial meeting with a client and are listening to his ideas for a new web site. There is nothing out of the ordinary, just the usual stuff. Then it is our turn to ask questions. Same thing here, our standard questions and the usual answers. As we get to the “Contact Us” information the client is adamant about creating the page in a way so that spammers can’t “attack” him. Fair enough. Who likes to receive spam anyways? Not long thereafter we get to the topic of the ordering system. He would like to be able to automatically collect his customer’s email address whenever they place an order so that he can include them in his e-mail campaign. Now that’s interesting. It has “spamming” written all over it. Let’s take a look at the definition of Electronic Spam (From Wikipedia): Spamming is the abuse of electronic [...]

Spam anyone? 2018-05-17T06:12:51+00:00