>>>>>...does anyone know a way that AOL members can get away from
>>spammers? Can we add these letters/codes to our name to throw off the
>>spam? How? Don't tell me to go to "Mail Controls" -- I've never seen a
Couldn't agree more about "Mail Controls" and I would also love an answer
to these questions! As for the *** posts, I've pulled up the "Guide
Pager report-a-violation-here window" (i'ts just as wonderful as "Mail
Controls") and copied the posts, only to receive E-mail back that AOL
can't do anything unless you give them the "complete path" of the msg.
I'm totallly ignorant about this computer stuff -- my son tried to explain
(to his seemingly stoneage-brained mom) how this works, something about
having to actually visit the web site and track the culprit from there (I
still don't really understand). Son says (rolling his eyes) this is
extremely difficult to do and that's why they can get away with it.
Wish I could learn to be more computer literate but, as it takes time away
from claying, it's a slow process for me! Any advice would be appreciated
-- BTW, thanks Anita for help getting me along the path so far!
Linda in W.TX.