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Re: Interesting spamming tool: a robot to grab e-mail addresses

On Sun, 29 Mar 1998, Peter Valkenburg wrote:

>Hm, I suspect that this software does not care about robots.txt.
>I can't think of an easy way to stop this sort of free enterprise
>at the doorstep of a webserver..

I saw a tool called Web-Poison (?), which generates e-mail like addresses
if this CGI program linked to an arbitrary page. :-)) It can generate
thousands of stale e-mail addresses.


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