On Friday, April 16, 2004, at 01:47 AM, thelist-request at lists.evolt.org wrote: > > > Get a domain name of your own and when you need to use email address > in a situation where it is exposed for harvesters (or other vulnerable > situations), use a name associated with that situation. > > Examples: > if you must give your address to Microsoft, give > 'microsoft at yourdomain.com' > if you post to mailing list called 'foo', do it with address > 'foo at yourdomain.com' > ...etc... Only problem with theses sorts of things is if someone has put your good email in their address book, your email is pretty much up for grabs. All it takes is a virus. Or even less. I get the most spam from an email address I have never exposed and that is only a few months old. Putting it in the From field was enough.