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An AppleScript to search for usenet email addresses
Authored by: eredhuin on Jun 20, '03 08:53:45PM

Please don't post hints that help people (spammers) gather loads of email addresses. It's just polite.



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Real spammers don't need help
Authored by: discordantus on Jun 22, '03 05:13:13AM
Are you serious?

No, real spammers don't need help finding email addresses. When they are sending out 40 million emails, I don't see them taking the time to search for small handfulls of email addresses like this. They need something more efficient.

There are programs that harvest email addresses, crawling the web and snatching adresses off any page that it can find them on. This is a very efficient way of snatching email addresses for spamming. Unlike this method, which, from what I can tell, is not the slightest bit efficient.

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