[Mailman-Developers] Interesting study -- spam on postedaddresses...

Dale Newfield dale@newfield.org
Thu, 21 Feb 2002 12:15:37 -0500 (EST)

On Thu, 21 Feb 2002, Damien Morton wrote:
> 		should an obfuscation scheme be used at all?
> 		if yes
> 			what obfuscation scheme(s) should be used?
> 				obscured email?
> 					email as images?
> 					text based obfuscation?
>****					links to web form email?
>****				omit email addresses entirely?
> 				other?

The two I marked with (****) above are not obfuscation schemes.
They involve not the obfuscation of information, but rather it's removal.
(While there are reasons webforms are evil, they still provide a way to
contact people whose email addresses have been removed.)

This is what I am advocating.