JCR Design and Consulting Web site pages have won a few awards and kudos
from various sources.
page lists some press reports about this site that
we are aware of, as well as "Merit Badges,"
those little graphics awarded for site excellence by Web review and criticism
Campaign to Stop Junk Email by JCR Design and Consulting. Includes
an excellent 'Victim's Primer', easy-to-understand prevention steps,
an index of media articles on the subject, an essay, 'Why You Shouldn't
Advertise by Bulk Email: Guidance for Internet Marketers,' and an index
to a vast number of anti-junk-e-mail sites. "
"MacInTouch Special Reports:
Spam and Scam Resources" by Ric Ford
makes junk e-mail so irritating to people is that most of the costs
are borne by the recipients,' says John C. Rivard, a computer
professional who maintains a scrupulous Web page devoted to the 'anti-spam'
Bergen Record; "Computer
users declaring war on junk e-mail" by Robert Gebeloff, June 8,
more technical help rooting up the sources of spam, see Internet
consultant John C. Rivard's Stop Junk Email site,
which includes an excellent step-by-step guide to tracing spam...."
to: Stop Spam" by Michelle V. Rafter, December 19, 1996
been an explosion of anti-junk-email sites, and experts say it reflects
the frustration... of Netizens about junk email. One site, Stop
Junk Email offers tips such as "stay calm, get mad, and fire."
email victims fight back" by Jeff Pelline, November 12, 1996
Stop Junk E-mail Web site is a good resource for learning more
about the dynamics of spamming. It includes a frequently asked questions
area covering the hows and whys of junk E-mail and ways to keep the
Week Online Net
Resources section; "No
spams: Online guides to thwarting junk E-mail" by Jeff Frentzen,
Monday, October 14, 1996
are sites on the World Wide Web that offer plenty of other suggestions
from computer-savvy folks about dealing with junk e-mail. One
of the best is run by JCR Design and Consulting at http://www.mcs.com/~jcr/index.html,
where a detailed account of the phenomenon is available."
Chicago Tribune Binary
Beat section; "Spam, Spam, Spam, Spam...or Just Block Junk" by James
Coates (online version no longer available), Sunday, September 30, 1996
Rivard of Chicago created a "No Junk Mail" symbol and posted
it on a Web site for his JCR Design & Consulting
company. He said he hoped that visitors to his site would post the symbol
on their own home pages to make known their opposition to bulk e-mail."
New York Times Cybertimes
War on Junk E-Mail Escalates, but to Little Avail" by David J. Wallace
(free registration required to access full text online), Thursday, September
many people who have used e-mail for a long time to exchange messages
with friends, family and colleagues, Chicago graphic artist John C.
Rivard fears today's relatively minor annoyance of 10 unwanted messages
could become tomorrow's 10,000 as the Internet grows....
'Junk e-mail is a growing irritation, but it is rapidly becoming a serious
problem as the volume continues to grow,' said Rivard, who in February
established the "Stop Junk E-mail" Web site (http://www.mcs.com/(tilde)jcr/junkemail.html).
'It seems to be growing exponentially. The sheer number of unwanted
e-mail messages will soon be overwhelming people's e-mail boxes, clogging
legitimate mail and wasting time and money.'"
Chicago Sun Times Business
section; "Rising tide of `junk' e-mail threatens to swamp Internet"
by Howard Wolinski (online version no longer available), Tuesday, September