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Spamming That New Account


Q: How long does it take a new Gmail account to get spam?

A: In my case, one day.

May 26: Create account. Address has never been given out to anyone.
May 27: Receive weird spam in Chinese.

Q: How long does it take for an address, published on the web, to be harvested?
A: In my case, two days.

May 26: Create email address at (non-webmail) domain. Post address on one website.
May 28: Receive weight loss spam and fraudulent lottery notifications, to that address only. And fourteen spams since.

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