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Unsolicited 'crackpot' private message

  1. Feb 26, 2008 #1

    Mentz114

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    Did anyone else receive an unsolicited PM from 'NewMaverick' claiming some breakthrough in quantum gravity and giving a link to his site ?
     
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  3. Feb 26, 2008 #2
    Yes. I didn't react, because I thought somebody else would anyway (lazy as usual :biggrin:) and I can see who got the same private message at the same sending. The admins can see the private messages, so I don't think there's need to discuss it anywhere.
     
  4. Feb 26, 2008 #3

    Mentz114

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    Hi Joost. How can you see who else got the mesage ?
     
  5. Feb 26, 2008 #4
    I don't see everyone who has got messages from him, but I see the list of those people who he sent the message at the same time while sending to me. The recipient list shows above the topic of the private message.
     
  6. Feb 26, 2008 #5
    The spammer has been banned.
     
  7. Feb 26, 2008 #6

    ZapperZ

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    This is a reminder that whenever you receive unsolicited messages like that, or even outright commercial spam, you should forward it immediately to any Mentor/Admin.

    Zz.
     
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