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I recently tried to register with a forum and used my spare yahoo e-mail address. I unticked a lot of boxes because I didn't want information from third parties etc. I entered a plain user name and a secure password. However when I clicked on register it declined my registration saying the name and e-mail was a known spammer.

I am certainly not a spammer so how come this happened? I would welcome your comments.

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woodchip

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Your e-mail may have been hijacked or your password if you have used it before as was mine on my e-mail account. i had to change my password

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Thanks woodchip. I shall change my password.

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