Bug#170334: debbugs: Could web interface disguise email addresses to prevent spam?
reassign 170334 bugs.debian.org
severity 63995 wishlist
merge 63995 170334
On Fri, Nov 22, 2002 at 11:16:39PM +0000, Adam M. Costello wrote:
> Package: debbugs
> Version: N/A; reported 2002-11-22
> Severity: wishlist
> On Monday I used an email address for the very first time, to submit a
> bug, and four days later I received spam at that address (which I have
> now disabled). Presumably this is because spammers are crawling the web
> and snarfing up email addresses.
> Maybe the web interface should rewrite the email addresses to make them
> harder for the robots to find. Here are some ideas:
There's some discussion of the pros and cons of this in bug #63995
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]