[RC5] spam

Scott I. Remick scott at computeralt.com
Fri Jun 18 15:02:56 EDT 1999


Here's the solution I came up with:

Use a technique similar to those of web-page counters... create a script 
that converts the email address text to a GIF.  Problem solved.

At 06:48 PM 6/17/1999 , you wrote:
>"We are looking into ways we can make it harder for spammers to harvest
>email addresses from the stats database. Given the determination of some
>
>spammers, it will be difficult for us to completely protect email
>addresses without taking the stats off-line completely. Currently, our
>best
>line of defense is to allow participants to be listed by something other
>
>than their email address. If anyone has other suggestions, feel free to
>send them to our mailing list, rc5 at lists.distributed.net."

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Systems Manager			FAX:(802)388-3697
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