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Steve Soleimani

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On my secondary E-Mail account. (@gmail.com) I have a lot of SPAM. I didnt sign up for any of them heres one of them (or should I say all b/c there all the same):

"FROM $69 VIAGRA, CIALIS, XANAX, VALIUM & ALL MEDICATIONS considered husband Spam

LowestPriceMeds OnNet <likely47ng@netcom.com> to me
More options Oct 4 (16 hours ago)

fancy wanted circumstances mother. teacher address bread age. young fire favour,
BestSellingMedsFrom$69
No Question form to fill
WeShipTo all countries


j C1ick here to 0rdder rqx

know taught my possible. blue similar perhaps use. dark ticket meeting planning reading."



or


"something new Maritza Spam

Mr. Kurtz <nyygzyhgpsbz@streetsvillemail.com> to me
More options 4:33 am (8 hours ago)

You don't need to talk to a doctor to get the sexual help that you need. Have a look here.
We sell all of the most popular erectile dysfunction medication at literally 1/5th the cost.

If you buy medication to enhance erections now, you really should check out:

http://tjzmzky0g6zyl...b.ovhaeuior.com

We back our medications up with a full 45-day guarantee. If you are not 100% satisified, we will refund you no questions asked.



Sincerely,

Mr. Kurtz
Customer Service Team





opposite property"





These are really annoying, what can I possibly do to stop this. Btw this doesnt happen on my primary E-Mail (@hotmail.com)
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Kl0wN

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Happens to me too, I just dont look at my spam folder. :whistling:
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Hi Steve,

Spam is something you can try to prevent. Once it starts, all you can do is filter it.
http://www.gmailusers.com/spam.htm

To prevent getting spam: don't give out your email address and certainly do not post it anywhere online.
http://www.123ecomme...n..., Oh My.asp
No guarantees that it will completely prevent spam, but the opposite is certainly true.
If you want spam all you need to do is post your emailaddress somewhere in the open.

Regards,
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Steve Soleimani

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Yea but the thing is I never gave out this email only my @hotmail one and I get no spam on that account.
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Did you get the gmail account by invitation or did you invite others using that account?

Hotmail does have their own spamfilter by the way, but that's not waterproof either.
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I just made it. I dont think I invited anyone. What if this is from like a website you sign up for, like "enter your name, nickname, password, email, etc..." can I like leave the membership, and they stop.
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Website servers get hacked. Some sell their emailaddress database, but that sort of thing is all very rare.

If you leave the address in someones guestbook, on your own site or someone else's then you are practically asking for it.
Everything else is a matter of who you trust. Not only to keep it confident, but also to guard their data.
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