Spam Bets: Conclusion

The other day I posted an entry with the question, “how long will it take a spammer to find an email address on my web site and send spam to it?” Some readers took a shot at guessing how long it would take (without going over), with the winner collecting a special DVD from my personal collection.

Here are the guesses:

Yesterday, November 30th, 2006 at 7:17 PM, I received my first spam message from the IP address, which is tied to an organization called Fastweb (apparently I won something from the MEGAMILLION E-MAIL COMPUTER LOTTERY).

That makes the official time two days, seven hours and 56 minutes. Which means Dustin wins. Noice jorb. Your CD will be in the mail at some point, along with some junk mail.

+ original post date: December 1, 2006 01:51 PM
+ categories: Computers, Family/Friends, Web Stuff


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+ author: Dustin
+ posted: December 1, 2006 02:01 PM

What a great idea for an experiment! Two days is ridiculous! Remind me to never post my email address on the web!

+ author: Bill
+ posted: December 1, 2006 04:23 PM

weak smanley...weak.

+ author: Thomas
+ posted: December 1, 2006 08:01 PM

Amazing experiment! Depressing too!

+ author: Russ Weakley
+ posted: December 4, 2006 05:44 AM

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