How do spammer create spam

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How do spammer create spam?

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This question was answered on March 3, 2005. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

A common way for spammers to create their vast lists of email addresses is to cull web pages for "mailto:" tags There are many different programs, available for small to huge costs, which will do this automatically, easily and efficiently

P.S- If your thinking of sending spam, be aware that the government is fining the spammer thousands and in some cases millions of dollars.

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Posted by Ricardo of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on March 3, 2005