Techniques used to prevent e-mail spam (aka unsolicited bulk email).

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Is it possible to detect if a web app is selling emails to spammers? [closed]

I use Gmail. A friend recommended that I try this game: empire.goodgame.com. I haven't; I hate Flash games but I did sign up using my Gmail address to see how it goes. Ever since, I've been receiving ...
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Lot of spam to deactivated email address

I used to have an email address from an educational institution that just got deactivated. However, they still forward their email to my other Gmail email address for a month (this is the main, ...
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Can more than one wall be used by the same Facebook Page?

I want users to pick which content they want to follow that is related to my page. Even though I want to post everything, I'd rather not spam them. Is it possible to let them choose the topics they ...
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How can I reduce/eliminate photo tag spam in my facebook news feed?

I have one friend in particular who will be regularly tagged in photos such that he will show up in my news feed with an update like "xyz was tagged in SomeBusinessPages photo". The thing is my ...
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How do I report a spam content on Wikipedia?

I was reading biography of a diseased columnist. I saw that the newspaper company of his has put its logo behind his pictures, and mentioning their company name a lot of place in the page profusely. ...
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An email black list in Gmail [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Stopping spam emails in Gmail by pattern I have a good number of email addresses (around 200) which are spamming me to no end. Can I make a black list and not receive ...
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(Free) Google Postini alternatives? [closed]

I would like to know whether there are any (free) alternatives to Google Postini or not. I want to screen the messages first before sending them to the inbox.
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How to stop SPAM in my GMail account?

I have this stupid friend of mine who is giving me a lot of pain these days. He is registering my profile and putting up my Email ID along with my phone no. on the worst spam sites on the web. These ...
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Spam email is slipping through Gmail's filter

Starting last week, I started receiving a bunch of spam email to to my main Gmail account. It is super annoying and I get around 3 per day right now. I mark each email as spam but I keep getting ...
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Are emails marked as Spam in Google Mail reported to SpamCop?

When using Gmail, I would like to know if when we mark email as Spam, is it also reported to SpamCop.net or any other related site?
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How can I prevent other users from adding me to their groups?

Twice (or more?) now I have received an email saying 'spammer name' has added me to their yahoo group, and of course it gives me an unsubscribe email that requires some 3-ish steps to complete ...
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Random domain (and not just username) temporary email service [closed]

I need a temporary email to register on one web service and not to receive spam later. But the thing is that they block emails from all known temporary and public email services. Is there a temporary ...
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Anti spam temporary e-mail service [closed]

Please list some web apps that allows you either to create temporarily forwarding addresses (like mailexspire) use anonymous inboxes (like mailinator) As always with such lists: one service per ...
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Encoding Messages in Spam

My little brother was reading one of those "Win something" "UK Lotto" spam emails on GMail and said to me, that it does not even make sense reading the sentence such that maybe its code for something ...
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Alternatives to plus-addressing?

Many email services, including gmail, allow you to create throwaway email addresses by appending a tag of the form +anything after the username component of your email - but many sites reject such ...