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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
against bugs.debian.org.


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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