Quadrant Media has been inundating me with spam and I've never responded to one of their emails before. Quadrant Media has illegally obtained my email address and has put me in their spam queue. They sell email advertising to big companies like google, ebay, large diet pill companies and so on. They not only expect you to remove yourself from their system (with a dead link at the bottom of each email) at http://www.quadrantmedia.com/unsubscribe/unsubscribe.php, but each email you receive has a link at the bottom for the actual company who purchased the advertising that you are supposed to remove yourself from. As soon as you input your email address to remove yourself on any of these, they know your email address is a good one and you receive another 100 plus spam messages. It says to allow 48 hrs to 10 days, depending on the company. After I mistakenly did this, I forwarded each and every email to firstname.lastname@example.org with very nasty verbiage. Telling them to remove me immediately or I would file a formal complaint – which I have since done with the FTC. The voluminous spam emails didn’t stop, only came more frequently. In fact I ended up with over 181 emails from this despicable company in less than 48 hrs. So how much time would it take you to remove your email address from each and every email link?????
After attempting to remove my email via their bogus unsubscribe links, (which I never subscribed to) I decided to track down the phone number for one company in particular acaiburn.com that has sent me 15-30 messages per day with this carp. The number was a watts line and called them and in words of one syllable, told them to stop sending me spam! They wanted to know my name and customer number HUH??? I've never been a customer and with these shady practices WILL NEVER BECOME A CUSTOMER!!! They assured me that I would not receive any more spam from them. Over the next three days, 25 more spam messages from acaiburn.com and of course each one has a different bogus reply email so you can’t filter it that way. So I called them back and raised my tone about 2 octaves and about 100 decibels. I explained to them again…stop this spam! I also explained that I’ve already filed formal complaints about them AND quadrant media for Unsolicited Commercial Email which is against the law in our state and it better end immediately. Again I was assured it would end. We’re now into day number 10 with no end to the qty of spam so I looked up the info on quadrantmedia.com at dnsstuff.com found an email address for Ryan – email@example.com and began forwarding the emails to him with my same demands. No response and no end to the spam.
My next step was to find an email address I could forward these spam emails to that was some form of authority with a cc to each of the above emails. So back to the list of spam and found firstname.lastname@example.org. I forwarded each email to this email and cc’d each one to ryan as well as email@example.com Of course there are no email addresses for the acaiburn.com, but what do you expect for a shady company?
No more spam. It immediately ended! You may want to give it a try. Almost 10 days since the last spam and acaiburn.com slipped one in again, so it got forwarded with a list of their practices and everything I’ve done to end it and it was forwarded to the above email plus cc’d to each of the companies listed.
Good luck!!! This company violates the law in every way!!! They need to be held financially responsible for the loss of time and energy, not to mention I pay for any digital info downloaded to my PC, so they owe me for that as well!!!