[Mailman-Users] minimizing spam addresses on web site

Kenneth Porter shiva at sewingwitch.com
Mon Mar 10 19:33:27 CET 2008

--On Monday, March 10, 2008 9:23 AM -0400 Chuck Peters <cp at ccil.org> wrote:

> A couple days ago I saw a post on the dev list about backscatter spam and
> also found a thread about someone's attempt at changing the -owner
> address, that didn't appear to be successful.  That and the further
> problem newly created address for the mailman-owner getting 200 spam a
> day tells me I need to do something about this mess.

A wiki page was started with info on how to control backscatter. Feel free 
to add to it.


> I would like to replace all mailto: links to a
> http://mailhide.recaptcha.netURL.  I changed the listinfo page on a
> test list, but changing it throughout
> a list's pages isn't as trivial.  It appears that part of the footer code
> is def GetMailmanFooter in Mailman/HTMLFormatter.py.

I hadn't thought of mailto's in the web pages. As more info on this is 
developed, please add to the wiki. Thanks.

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