Handy tip to avoid spam
- I get more Spam than I want, some of it I know where it comes from,
some of it I don't. I got this from Emazing Internet Tips; thought
some may appreciate it:
A Spam Suggestion
One place to pick up a lot of unwanted spam is in a newsgroup.
Therefore, when you participate in a newsgroup, you should mask your
e-mail address. For example, if your e-mail address is
jane@..., enter it in the newsgroup as
With your e-mail address entered this way, people who need to send
you e-mail can see that they have to delete the "delete_" party of
the address. Computer programs that troll for e-mail addresses aren't
Note from Angela: I believe if you go into Edit on your Preferences
for your membership at YahooGroups, you can change your e-mail
- Woops...on that previous message, the two e-mail
addresses got shortened and deleted, so here's how it
To avoid spammers getting your e-mail from Yahoo
Groups and sending you crap, instead of listing your
e-mail address on your membership page as
list it as jane@delete_wherever.com
Spammers will be foiled!
Do You Yahoo!?
Yahoo! Health - your guide to health and wellness
- Good grief...this ain't working!!!!
Okay, I'll have to fool the system.
>instead of listing your e-mail address on your membership page as
> To avoid unwanted spammers getting your address from Yahoo Groups,
>If this doesn't make sense, I give up...go to Emazing.com and
> jane("at" symbol)wherever.com
> list it as jane("at" symbol)delete_wherever.com
> Spammers will be foiled!
see "Internet Tip of the Day" regarding spam for yourself!
> Do You Yahoo!?
> Yahoo! Health - your guide to health and wellness