spam protection on mailing list archives
keith_m at sweeney.demon.co.uk
Thu May 8 15:57:36 CDT 2003
On Thu, 08 May 2003 22:23:57 +0300
Shachar Shemesh <wine-devel at shemesh.biz> wrote:
> Mike Hearn wrote:
> >I'll second what Brian said, if you read the GMANE FAQ it says that
> >the general consensus in the anti-spam community is that spam bots
> >don't do even trivial unobfustucation, at least for now.
> That's no longer the case, I'm afraid. I got spam to an email address
> that was only published obfuscated
> (http://www.php.net/manual/en/tutorial.forms.php - bottom comment is
> I suspect that spammers do collect obfuscated addresses from specific
> sites they know how to decode (a google search,
> did not bring anything up).
> I vote for either totally hiding the email address, or doing
> (code at http://www.jracademy.com/~jtucek/email/).
If the link between wine-users and c.e.m.w gets operational again it
will need the same treatment.
My vote also goes to complete hiding - does anyone really want any
direct mail from people who are not on the list.
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