Re: Debian and spam
On Fri, Nov 12, 2004 at 11:02:11AM -0500, Michael Marsh wrote:
> On Fri, 12 Nov 2004 10:48:16 -0500, John Hannibal Smith
> <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Am I safe from getting spam on this list? Will my e-mail address
> > (firstname.lastname@example.org) be sold or distributed?
> All mail to this list is archived on the web, so your email address
> *will* be harvested by spammers. Having posted, the genie is
> basically already out of the bottle. That's why I got a Gmail account
> -- the traffic and spam to it don't interfere with my "real" account.
I change my list email every time I start to get spam. Usually it
starts within 2 weeks to 2 months.
Including "nospam" in your email name helps a lot.