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    HWHT Starter TechRanger is on a distinguished road
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    Spam bots??????

    Whats with all the spam???? Someone fix it please!

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    A Spambot is a piece of software, a program that someone has written. Which language it was written in does not matter, but most are probably written in C for speed and portability reasons. A spambot should not be confused with regular robots, also known as spiders or web-crawlers.
    A spambot starts out on a web page. It scans the page for two things: hyperlinks and email addresses. Most spambots are a part of a larger program, allowing them to send out the spam to email addresses as it find them. Others merely store the email addresses for later use.

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    1. The spammer usually puts in a fake address, and some poor soul ends up recieving a lot of angry email about spam that they never sent.
    2. The account may have already been cancelled, due to the vigilant efforts of a spam hunter.
    3. The spammer probably has filters in any case, so that they will not receive spam from other spammers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TechRanger View Post
    Whats with all the spam???? Someone fix it please!
    Lol, well I kind of gave up fighting it. Thats why.

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