Getting an e-mail address ONTO spam lists

Mon Sep 30 23:01:50 UTC 2002

> The ability to report spam with dcc using -t many lends itself
> quite well to the concept of setting up spam bait addresses.  I
> have set up several of these and posted e-mails on usenet to them,
> which is causing them to get some spam.  I am just wondering if
> anyone knows what might be the best tactics to get an e-mail
> address signed up for *LOTS* of spam.  Any ideas?  (Basically,
> this is the inverse of what you normally want to do for an
> address... :)

I've found posting to usenet with any address to be a sure means of 
getting it on spam lists.  (And once it gets on the million-addresses 
lists, it snowballs.)

There's no future in time travel.

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