[TriLUG] email obfuscating
thunderbear at yonderway.com
Mon Aug 12 19:20:29 EDT 2002
On Mon, 2002-08-12 at 18:44, Joey O'Doherty wrote:
> I was browsing the trilug email archives and I noticed that email
> addresses in the body of a message (eg in a signature) are available in
> all their glory for spam harvesters. Is there any hope of obfuscating
> them automatically in the archives? Or should they be spam-proofed from
> the user side anyway?
[vice chair hat off]
IMHO, this should be up to the end users. I have a bad feeling in my
stomach about altering the body of a message, no matter how good the
intentions are. Who am I to second guess the intentions of someone who
puts their email address in the body of their message?
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is
dressed in overalls and looks like work."
-Thomas A. Edison
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