Curtis H. Wilbar Jr.
rescue at hawkmountain.net
Sun Sep 7 13:48:13 CDT 2003
I think they cull them with more creativity than you think....
They essentially have robots (much like what google uses to find/index
pages).... except these robots don't build search databases... they
find what looks like e-mail addresses, and buil spam lists.
I knew the list was archived... but I didn't think it exposed my
My biggest mistake was having my addr in my sig... which I completely
forgot about having done without obscurity.
>Date: Sun, 7 Sep 2003 10:46:16 -0700 (PDT)
>From: Lionel Peterson <lionel4287 at yahoo.com>
>Subject: Re: [rescue] spam
>To: "Curtis H. Wilbar Jr." <rescue at hawkmountain.net>, The Rescue List
<rescue at sunhelp.org>
>--- "Curtis H. Wilbar Jr." <rescue at hawkmountain.net> wrote:
>> Anyone else get this spam ? I'm wondering if someone managed to get
>> the list of addresses for members of this list ?
>> I don't use this address anywhere else except for this list and in
>> e-mail with members of this list.
>This list is publicly archived, so your email address is not "private"
>and no nefarious means were neccessary to "uncover" it...
>I found your email address on google, and I bet there is some clever
>way to cull email addresses from google, if you have the patience (i.e.
>earch for every page with ".net" in it)...
>"I am not into examining other peoples' dumps..." - Sheldon T. Hall
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