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|The AFU and Urban legend Archive from alt.folklore.urban has them list in topcis.|
|McAfee, the maker of anti-virus software has a list of Hoaxes that are making the rounds, getting folks upset and cogging email in boxes. Before you forward on, Check it out with them 1st. While you're there, scan your disk for free.||CIAC Hoax Pages is part of the Dept of Energy. This site describes hoaxes and chain letters and how to recognize hoaxes, what to do about them, and some of the history of hoaxes on the Internet.||Don't Spread That Hoax! Nonprofit.net does a good job of cataloging hoaxes|
VMyths explains some stuff and indexes Hoaxes A to Z.
|All about myths, the hoaxes, the urban legends, and the implications if you believe in them. A list of virus hoaxes from A to Z.|
|Editorial Eye has very readable articles on writing and the Internet as a great media for publishing. Start with this one on hoaxes which has good links too.||This is the CIAC (not the CIA, but it has a good list of Hoaxes, Viruses, etc.|
|Urban Legends||Learn about the myths, the hoaxes, the urban legends, and the implications if you believe in them. You can also see a list of virus hoaxes from A to Z.|
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