[Mailman-Developers] Protecting email addresses from spam harvesters
Barry A. Warsaw
Tue, 26 Feb 2002 19:41:13 -0500
>>>>> "PS" == Paul Schreiber <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
PS> While I'm on the topic....
PS> That utility translates all the characters in an email address
PS> to character entities, something spambots aren't likely to
PS> pick up on. for now, anyway.
PS> i.e. mailman could incorporate something like this.
Interesting, except that I suspect the mailto: is a dead giveaway.
Seems like something the harvesters could easily adjust for and
detect, so I don't see the value in spending time implementing it.