I have been complaining to Yahoo about THIS ONE SINGLE PERSON for FIVE YEARS. Thus far, "appropriate action" has meant the deletion of one of her Yahoo IDs or Geocities Websites. She has hundreds of each, and signs up for more every single day.
Appropriate action? How about the Yahoo mail system requiring verification from an actual ISP address so that you know who is responsible for these actions?
Also, how about taking a look at the now-deleted Yahoo ID DPTMc1 (my initials) so that you can see that she did the same thing, using the same fake email progam, signed my name, then had my 18 YahooGroups deleted by complaining about her own forged emails?
Appropriate action? From Yahoo? That, sir, is an oxymoron.
Dennis P. McCann
(real name, same as my email address).
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After investigation, we have determined that this email message did not
originate from the Yahoo! Mail system. It appears that the sender of
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action will be taken as necessary.
Thank you again for contacting Yahoo! Customer Care.
Yahoo! Customer Care - Mail Investigations
case id: 11242238
Original Message Follows:
I just received the following email in my inbox. I AM Dennis McCann, and
I run the discussion group it was sent to. I have included all headers.
Please notice that I did not author this email, and also please noitice
the last line of text...Shoosh anonymous emailer....
The person who actually wrote this has done so before. In fact, about a
year ago, Yahoogroups deleted my ID (DPTMc1) and the 18 discussion lists
owned by me, because this very same person wrote this type of message
repeatedly, making them appear as if they were from me, and then
complained about the messages that she hade
Your attention in this matter is appreciated.
Dennis P. McCann
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Forgive me for my rudeness. It wasn\'t very smart. If it had come out
the other end it would have been a fart. art art art. My Panic Disorder
causes me to say stupid things. Forgive me then
suck my ass! Thanks a
heap:) Dennis P. McCann
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