Re: [asa] [off topic] Exposed e-mail addresses in web archives

From: Anthony Perez-Miller <elentirmo@andunie.net>
Date: Mon Dec 18 2006 - 10:10:33 EST

Iain,

Yes, that is reassuring. Thank you.

regards,

--Anthony

On 12/18/06, Iain Strachan <igd.strachan@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi, Anthony,
>
> The impression I get is that the ASA archive is not scanned by spammers
> for potential targets. It is more usual for newsgroups and so forth to get
> spam. I started getting spam after unwisely leaving my address on a public
> forum at Mathworks.com, which resulted in spam after just a few days.
> However, before that I'd been posting to ASA for quite a while and had no
> problems at all.
>
> Hope this is of some reassurance.
>
> Regards,
> Iain
>
> On 12/18/06, Anthony Perez-Miller <elentirmo@andunie.net> wrote:
> >
> > It's probably bad form for the newbie to bring up tech questions, but:
> >
> > The list archives at http://www.calvin.edu/archive/asa/ (and presumably
> > at the ASA site; I haven't checked) display e-mail addresses in plain text
> > (take a look at the html source code). Is there any way to fix this so that
> > we don't become spam magnets? Too late for the rest of you, probably, but
> > I'd like to keep my heretofore pristine inbox in that condition...
> >
> > thanks,
> >
> > --Anthony
> >
>
>
>
> --
> -----------
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>
> - Italian Proverb
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