Re: Please help me, I am receiving large amounts of spam as a result of my posting.
On Tue, 1 Oct 2002, Josip Rodin wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 01, 2002 at 12:51:52PM +0200, Richard Atterer wrote:
> > > It would be polite to note that it is not our intention to get people
> > > spammed by keeping archives, or that we do it because we're bastards who
> > > don't give a ...., because we aren't, we feel your pain :)
> > Whatever happened to the plans to obscure the mail addresses in the
> > archives? A simple fix is just to substitute a different character for
> > the @, or (to confuse 90% of spambots) to encode @ as @ in HTML.
> Arguably, 90% doesn't quite cut it, does it?
> Every time a bunch of people request obfuscation, an equivalent amount of
> people oppose it.
Don't obfuscate, just remove all the mail addresses.
Sourceforge mailing lists are an example to follow.