Re: Is this a new feature because it is annoying.

Tom Lange

Brian either has this so-called "feature" as part of his e-mail service or as part of some sort of anti-spam software. It's actually been around for years; I've run into it from time to time, and when that happened I simply verified that I was real and went on my merry way, after which I could send mail to its intended recipient. No big deal, but, as someone said, it is annoying. At least this "feature" doesn't involve dealing with a captcha.  Captchas are really annoying, even for sighted people. There's probably a special place in Hades reserved for the guy who invented the captcha, <chucle>. 

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On Jan 3, 2016, at 9:04 PM, Kimsan <kimsansong@...> wrote:

When I got that message, I was like huh? I think I just deleted it.  I don’t think I ever saw it again.


From: Merv Keck [mailto:blind5sparrow@...]
Sent: Tuesday, December 1, 2015 2:00 PM
Subject: Is this a new feature because it is annoying.


                Hello.  this is an automated response from Brian buhrow.  Due to the increasing volume of spam, it is necessary for me to verify that you really want to  send me e-mail before I read your message.  If you reply to this message, I will know that you really did intend to write to me, and your original message regarding Re: curious about Final draft, along with your reply to this verification request, will be forwarded to me immediately.  In addition, I will make a note of your e-mail address, so that you will not have to respond to these automated verification requests ever again.

                I apologize for this extra step, but I believe this will allow me to treat your e-mail with the attention it deserves, rather than spending my time deleting useless messages which ask me to help distressed African nationals transfer billions of dollars around the globe.






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