An analysis about CDs on which millions of email-addresses (in this case addresses from The Netherlands and Belgium): A spamvertized CD with e-mailaddresses Quotes: In the first half of 2003 two particular spamruns attracted my attention - this incidentally coincided with the start of the non-profit anti-spam foundation spamvrij.nl ("free-of-spam.nl") by several people, including myself. These runs were spamvertizing two sets of CD's with millions of Dutch and Belgian addresses. I happened to be able to get one of these CD's. So, here's my analysis, with numbers and notes. - end quote - Read more at this site in English: http://rejo.zenger.nl/abuse/emailcd.php The Dutch magazine "PC-Active" has an article about it in its March-issue. On the the following site of "PC-Active" you can check whether your email-addy is on one of those CDs. The site is in Dutch. You can type your email-address in the field and click on "Zoek". http://www.aktu.nl/pc-active/spam/ I tried it, and yes I was on one of those CDs according to that site. A message in red color in Dutch comes up : "Dit e-mailadres staat op de spam-cd's". In English this means (translation by me): "This email-address is listed on the SPAM CDs".