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01 Mar 2013
A friend and I were corresponding about the many otherwise legitimate companies who leak addresses to spammers, such as the Economist and the IEEE.
He was surprised to note that his Dropbox address was now getting spam, I looked at the logs and what do you know, starting this Tuesday I was too, I just hadn't noticed because it was all so spammy it got caught by content filters. Tsk, tsk.
Looking at previous mail, I don't see any of it coming from an ESP, so it seems to have been an internal leak. Double tsk, tsk.
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