How one spam leads to another

Thursday, 4 July 2002, 1:56 AM EST

If you want to be your own boss and make money working from home while increasing the size of your penis and shopping for cut-rate electronic products from China - you're in luck.

The quantity of e-mailed advertising pitches for these and other fabulous opportunities is about to increase dramatically, according to research by Bob West, an anti-spam activist.

E-mail addresses are the currency in a financial shell game that involves rapidly moving consumer contact information from database to database while concealing where and how the data was collected, according to West's research, which he has documented in a map that painstakingly details all the dark and twisted paths that your e-mail address has been traveling.

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