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#1 sa347


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Posted 17 July 2005 - 07:24 PM


(moderator edit: Email address deleted to prevent its use by spambots. jgweed)

Edited by jgweed, 17 July 2005 - 10:43 PM.

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Posted 17 July 2005 - 10:47 PM

Welcome to BC!
Spambots are programs that scan web pages for hyperlinks and email addresses, often using subtle algorithms in their search. These malicious programs collect the addresses they find on a page, and then follow each hyperlink they find on it to a new page and repeat the process. Because these programs are very fast, they can cover, however randomly, a lot of webpages in a very short time. Posting your Email address on any public forum opens your Inbox to tons of spam and malware.
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#3 yano


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Posted 18 July 2005 - 08:32 PM

:thumbsup: to BC! sa347.
Yes, its not good to use your e-mail address for your member name because those bleepin' spam bots can pick it up.

Good Luck,

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