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Wilbur

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If I disable all cookies in Netscape 7 and IE6, can the sites I visit still tell who I am and what my email address is?
I've been getting more and more junk emails (spam) it's gotten to the point I'm considering changing my email address.
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I run IE6 with the cookies set to low in the Privacy tab and I have little or no spam problems. Are you running behind a firewall? You wouldn't believe the hits I get everyday from sites trolling for open ports. I am running a cable connection so it was imperative to get one. I guess it would be the same on a dialup when you are online. Maybe one of the resident gurus will be along and give some more info on that.
 

Wilbur

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The pc I use is connected to another using ICS. The main has Zone Alarm on it, I wonder if I shouldput it on the one I'm using to?
I'm using ADSL and know I really should get a router.

I think I've been put on some weird email list, I get lotsa crap, everything form porn sites to the stock market. I hear that if you reply and ask to be removed you make things worse cuz now they know they have a valid address?

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