Science and Technology : how do spammers get my email address?

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  1. jamesfrmphilly

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    any way i can protect my address?
     
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    Try to be catious about what email listings and websites you enter your email address at. IF you look at the bottom of most of the spam it may have a link to opt out of the email list. You should also be able to report this spam to your email provider and or cut on a spam blocker of sorts.

    Some email providers (Such as Yahoo, Hotmail and Gmail) may actually give your email address out as an agreement for using their service.
     
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    True, if it's a legit company. If it's a true spammer, they x you out and sell it to others!
     
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