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[Discuss] Torrent of new spam

On February 15, 2017, Bill Horne wrote:
>The spammers have now put sucker-bait ads on Craigslist and other
>"free" venues, advertising sought-after goods for low prices, and
>then they harvest the addresses of anyone who responds.

Hmm... how does that work when Craigslist anonymizes all addresses
(e.g., abcde-5950223588 at Do they spam the
anonymized address -- I wonder how long they endure -- or somehow
discover your real address?

I read email locally on my PC (in emacs), and my approach to spam is
to run spastic ( and spamassassin in
sequence. The price is an additional few seconds before delivery to my
inbox, but the results are good.

Dan Barrett
dbarrett at

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