I received an email from a mate who pointed me in the direction of this website: http://www.3sent.info/
When I clicked on it (expecting to see some clearly-dodgy stuff), I saw that this is a website that sales email address and for a mere $100 you can buy 9.3 Million South African email address !
they even offer a sample text file for goodness sake !!!
So watch out -and check out these points on how to protect yourself against SPAM