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Well, today I got my first spam (a phishing attempt) from my harvested email address from that recent security breach. Luckily, it was a tagged address (adding ".perlmonk" to my "merlyn"), so I can safely round-can anything coming in.

I wasn't surprised when I got it, but I was actually pretty amazed it took that long. Apparently, the web scrapers aren't operating as quickly as they used to... too much web out there now to cover. :)

-- Randal L. Schwartz, Perl hacker

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