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11:46am on Sunday, 23rd April, 2006:

Data Mining Spammers


Oh great...

Now spammers are cross-indexing their lists and sending emails to one person at an address that purport to come from someone else with the same address. This morning, my daughter Jenny received an email from "Richard A. Bartle" telling her how to "increase penis size". Well, that's not quite accurate: she got 10 of them supposedly from me and another 5 with the sender's name not filled in. My spam-detector managed to get rid of them all, but still, it's an annoying development.

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