Re: Spam: process the web archives?
On Tue, Oct 15, 2002 at 09:41:42AM -0500, Keith G. Murphy wrote:
> J?r?me Marant wrote:
> > Many people noticed the increasing level of spam these
> > days. I do consider that the web archives of the debian
> > lists help spammers a lot since they provide email
> > addresses as is.
> > I would suggest that we process the web archives, rewriting
> > every email address so that they can no longer be used by
> > spammers.
> I have seen this done by converting the text mail addresses to images.
> That way the addresses are still unmunged and human-readable, but not
> Ought to work, these being web archives.
Ugh! Some of us use text browsers!
(And yes, I know about and frequently use w3m-img, but sometimes I'm
browsing at the other end of a non-X-forwarded ssh link.)
Colin Watson [email@example.com]