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Re: [anti-spam-wg] antispam suggestion

  • To: Alexander Kolesnik anti-spam-wg@localhost
  • From: Andy Davidson andy@localhost
  • Date: Sun, 21 Oct 2007 10:01:18 +0100

On 19 Oct 2007, at 09:41, Alexander Kolesnik wrote:

I have a suggestion that will probably help to reduce spam to emails
provided in RIPE whois output:
1. Substitute email addresses in whois output with something like "use";
2. Substitute letters in emails at with
their graphical representation or use javascript to build the text
that spam robots will be unable to parse.

I don't really feel this will cut the overall spam I get, it will just make contacting other network operators hard. Please can we bury this one.