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GENERAL: Where do spammers get my email address from?
They can get your email address from a number of different ways. These include but are not limited to...

- Your email address may be published on your website, and it hasn't been encrypted.
- Your email address may appear somewhere else on the internet, or you have used it in a forum posting
-Spamming robots may have found your website and is then using a dictionary to guess valid email addresses that may be use.
- Someone that you communicate with has your email address in their address book, and their computer is infected with spyware or a virus which is transmitting their address book to the spamming robots.

There are also many other ways spammers can acquire an email address.

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