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theabbie278425dFighting spam with spam
F1973695425dHow do you get spam?
I am getting spam because my mail id is at lot of places due to my job hunt.
Apart from that, I have unsubscribed and blocked a lot of crap and avoid giving email to anyone/anything not important.
Google's spam filter works for me.
Demolishun854425dI generally don't get spam. There was just one asshole that is sending me shit. The spam assassin (on the server) was not catching it. I have been using this email address for onward of 10 years.
Fun history. I signed up with HostGator to do web hosting years ago. Shortly after I started getting more spam than I have ever had. HostGator and their affiliates tried to extort money out of me saying websites that were not even online had been hacked. I later learned that HostGator and other brands owned by EIG are FUCKING RETARDED ASSHOLES that extort, sell email addresses to spammers, etc. So, my bad choice of a web host ended up increasing the amount of spam I get.
Lesson learned: Do your homework on web hosts and make sure nothing you use is owned by EIG.
I have chased this asshole off about 7 or 8 ISPs now.