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Re: Spam: process the web archives?

While munging email addressess is controversial (I support it,
spammers tend to use the easisest sources, so making address harvesting
harder will move them elsewhere), I think the least we could do would
be directing adding spamtrap address to archive pages, that get
directed to razor/dcc/pyzor/whatever. We could use our closed
mailing-lists as well as spamtraps. For those users who by mistake
send a mail to these spamtrap addressess a polite "sorry, this address
doesn't exist, see http://www.debian.org/MailinLists/ for a correct
address. As these address mostly recieve spam, the mail you sent was
marked as such, so rephrase your mailing before sending to a valid

On Tue, Oct 15, 2002 at 10:28:44AM +0200, Jérôme Marant wrote:
>   I would suggest that we process the web archives, rewriting
>   every email address so that they can no longer be used by
>   spammers.

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