>
 
> FishingBoating-World.com
 
 
News Home Newsletters Photo Gallery Powerboat-World Australian Cruising World Cruising MarineBusiness-World Animated Knots
Video Gallery MarineBusiness-World
Sail-World.com : Something is fishy, who's to blame for missing email newsletters?
Something is fishy, who's to blame for missing email newsletters?


In the process of breaking in FishingBoating-World's new newsletter package, we have discovered that several of the major email systems have taken it on themselves to decide what you should and shouldn't read.

Apparently sailing is a hot topic on their naughty news list.

On checking why we had not received several test newsletters, FishingBoating-World's technical staff checked Spam and Trash folders on Gmail and Yahoo, and found several of our newsletters in there along with those of several other sailing websites, to whom we had subscribed.

Unbelievably, these mail 'providers' decided that we should not read them.

It's like your local postman going through your mail, deciding what you should and shouldn't receive and then tossing the rest in the hedge or a nearby rubbish tin.

We have been up the path with these guys in the past, they run so-called Black and White lists of email servers which they will routinely block, or will occasionally block.

It's beyond us why they think we need these Thought Police. Isn't that why God made the delete key?

Complaining to these guys - to borrow Sir Frank Packer's comment about the New York Yacht Club Race Committee in the 1970's - 'is about as useless as complaining to your Mother-in-law about your wife'. We've spent days on the phone with these guys in the past and got the bureaucratic run around, or call centres (when you can find their phone number), dealing with a different staff member every time you call etc.

We'd rather spend out time doing what we love, which is writing about sailing, getting great shots, and compiling the best sailing news in the world.

But here's what we suggest you do:

- Login in to your mail account - be it Gmail or Yahoo. You'll have to do this through the website www.gmail.com

- Check the Spam or trash folder (sometimes there are two)

- If there are FishingBoating-World or other fishing website email newsletters in there, mark them as Not Spam, or similar, and they should go through to your Inbox.

- Hopefully the mail system is intelligent enough to remember that when it gets another mail from that source, it too will go to your InBox and not the Spam/Trash folders

You won't see these emails in your Outlook or other mail system - they don't even get that far, and are stopped by Google and Yahoo. You have to go in directly through their website.

You’ll be surprised at what you find.

The alternative is to sign up to Apple's www.icloud.com, who seem to be more enlightened than the other two, get a new email address, and re-subscribe on that. We've used that service for years, it is free and very compatible with all Apple devices.


by Richard Gladwell

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.fishingboating-world.com/index.cfm?nid=112484

8:04 PM Fri 26 Jul 2013GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.







FishingBoating-World



A Mooring in Iceberg Alley by Rebecca Jackson,






Predictwind helps you pick the best time to depart by Richard Gladwell Sail-World.com/nz,
































Dispersant from Deepwater Horizon Spill persist in environment by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution,






Understanding the Ocean's role in Greenland Glacier melt by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI),


Dangerous conditions for boating on entire NSW Coast by Transport Roads and Maritme Services,
















Baby Nemos finding their way home by ARC Centre of Excellence Coral Reef Studies,


Portland’s new state-of-the-art boat ramp officially opened
Dangerous conditions forecast for NSW boaters
New fishing pontoons for Warrnambool’s Merri river
Whale freed from rope at Byron Bay
Tidal current installations will increase boating hazards
Dangerous conditions for NSW coastal boaters from Thursday
Bar Crusher's fully-enclosed fishing weapons
World premieres and national debuts for Sydney International Boat Show
Marine Auctions experiencing rising tide of interest *Feature
Man fined $2000 for hawking abalone from an East Gippsland reef
New catfish species ‘hooked’ in North Qld
Emperor penguins in danger of dramatic declines
Tags reveal Chilean devil rays are among ocean's deepest divers
Auckland On Water Boat Show to hold world record attempt
Alvin's Animals - Previously unknown species discovered
Zodiac at Sydney International Boat Show 2014 – Australian
Gold Coast International Marine Expo - Exhibitor space filling fast
Lessons from the West: Great Barrier Reef in danger
If we stop killing parrotfish we can bring back Caribbean coral reefs
Decade of benefits for the Great Barrier Reef
Climate change could stop fish finding their friends   
Ceramic coated exhaust manifolds reduce engine bay temps on superboat   
Reminder of safe distance requirements for whales   
Changes to Australian bass closed season   
Commercial fishers on shore for mullet season   
Management measures implemented to reduce large whale entanglements   
Scientists use JeDI to create world’s first global jellyfish database   
Sanctuary Classic off to a great start!   
New Murray cod limits proposed to improve fishery   
Up close and personal with whales on the Gold Coast   
SA Marina Day encourages South Australians to enjoy their marinas   
Southport Yacht Club raffle: Dusit Thani, BRIG Falcon, Marriott stay   
Fish stocks Northeast Atlantic recover, overfishing in Mediterranean   
Enjoy the whale spectacle, just keep your distance   
Satellite images reveals emperor penguins are more willing to relocate   
Whale research - new techniques expand for non-lethal methods   
The Dinghy Nav Light Solution- a brilliantly dumb idea   
Extension granted for salvage of a paddle steamer on the Murray River   
Spike in water temperatures evidence of ‘irreversible’ El Nino *Feature   
Third CYCA Solas Trusts grant to Australian Volunteer Coast Guard   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL WAS FBW
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT