Re: CHAT: Spammer tools
|From:||Iain E. Davis <feaelin@...>|
|Date:||Friday, February 20, 2004, 2:55|
At 01:53 PM 2/19/2004, Christophe Grandsire wrote:
>En réponse à Trebor Jung :
>>Spammers crawl the Web for potential victims - but is it machines or real
>>people that do the job?
>Mostly machines I suppose.
>> I was wondering if this would be OK (for my website):
>>"Sorry to take you the long way round, but I don't want to get spammed!
>>To get my e-mail address, exchange the first 'dot' in the URL of my home
>>page with 'at'.
>I find it personally OK. It's clear and I don't think a spambot could find
>that. I personally put my email address on my website as a link and I pay
>it with about 15 spams a day (luckily I don't use that email address for
>anything else but the website).
>Quite a lot of people use such kinds of strategies already, so I think
>there's no problem in using such a system.
I mainly find all the circumlocutions more work than simply deleting the
spam. :). So I don't bother. My address is everywhere. :).