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Re: lynx-dev HEADS UP! not just spam, now viruses

From: Frédéric L . W . Meunier
Subject: Re: lynx-dev HEADS UP! not just spam, now viruses
Date: Sun, 16 Mar 2003 11:56:30 -0300 (E. South America Standard Time)

Bela Lubkin wrote:

> (I've deliberately obfuscated the above email addresses by
> changing '-' to '@')

> By archiving these addresses into the list, we can now be
> sure that spammers will harvest them, and the overall spam
> density in the archives will increase.  :-(

Too late. Do a search for both on Google.

> Many mailing list archives have established a practice where
> _all_ email addresses in the archive are obfuscated, to
> frustrate spam list harvesters.

What I notice was proposed:

> Of course this is also frustrating to legitimate users of the
> archive.

Because they can't contact who wrote a certain e-mail ?

Another advantage of Savannah:

"reply via email to"


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