SMS Spamming

Very funny; my good friend sent me this cease and desist he made to a SMS spamming company. The really crappy thing about this is that these are the companies selling the lists that cause us all to get even more of this type of spam.

I’m going to use this as a template for spammers who refuse to honour my unsubscribe requests…

Subject: SMS Spam – ‘Without Prejudice’
From: (obfuscated)
To: sales@sgdiymarketing.com;
Date: Tuesday, 22 November 2011, 15:50

Dear Sir,

I’m writing to you to demand that you cease and desist all SMS marketing activity immediately.

I have received one of your messages on 31 Oct 2011, and unsubscribed to it. You have not honoured that request. See attached.

According to the Spam Control Act of 2007, commercial enterprises based in Singapore who send spam to “uninterested parties” face potential financial penalties of $25 for each electronic message, up to a total of $1 million. See link: http://www.ida.gov.sg/News%20and%20Events/20070608182820.aspx?getPagetype=20

Should I receive another of your SMS, this email and attachment will be sent to IDA, and I will start civil action against your organisation. In addition, I will also solicit other recipients of your unwanted SMS through local forums such as HWZ to serve as complainants against you.

Thank you for your attention,
(obfuscated)