Re: spam free email address?

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by Andrew, Jul 16, 2003.

  1. Andrew

    Andrew Guest

    I use a valid email address - not my address, Just one i use as a spam
    catcher for newsgroups only.. i get like 1-2 per week into it which is SFA
    considering my normal email address's get lots
    "RdM" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > "Ken" <> writes:
    >
    > : Is there a way of having an email address that is difficult for spammers

    to
    > : use?
    > : Thanks,
    > : Ken
    >
    > Not advertising it in newsgroups would be a start:) Spammers trawl them.
    >
    > When I was with Iconz I used my real address in newsgroups and was
    > eventually inundated. When I moved to Ihug I swore never to do that again,
    > and have remained almost completely spam-free. You might investigate a
    > change of account name and a creative way to "munge" your address for
    > newsgroup postings, or fake one completely. I've heard that having your

    web
    > browser configured as an emailer as well can draw spam from some sites.
    > I've always used a separate email program though so can't verify that.
    Andrew, Jul 16, 2003
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