[CentralOH] Archive is Now Public: Please Obfuscate Email Addresses: Minor Obfuscation Seems Sufficient

jep200404 at columbus.rr.com jep200404 at columbus.rr.com
Tue May 1 22:30:52 CEST 2012

On Tue, 1 May 2012 15:14:32 -0400, Eric Floehr <eric at intellovations.com> wrote:

> The following is set to Yes:
> *obscure_addresses* (privacy): Show member addresses so they're not
> directly recognizable as email addresses?
> Setting this option causes member email addresses to be transformed when
> they are presented on list web pages (both in text and as links), so
> they're not trivially recognizable as email addresses. The intention is to
> prevent the addresses from being snarfed up by automated web scanners for
> use by spammers.

Let's hope that the spammers don't understand 's/ at /@/'. 

Comparing to the archives of another list I'm on, they have the 
same minor obfuscation, but I'm not getting much spam from 
posting to that other list, so it's likely sufficient. 

Let's hope it stays that way. 

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