[thelist] hiding email addresses

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Sun Oct 12 05:29:33 CDT 2008

On 22 Sep 2008, at 11:46, ben morrison wrote:

>> What about a JPG of the email? That's what I have done for some  
>> sites.
> But the JPG would need an alt attribute to make it accessible....

And there's the paradox - if it's accessible enough for screenreaders,  
it's accessible enough for spambots (let alone spammers paying humans  
in low-wage economies).

So we are where we started: if an email address is published online,  
it *will* be open to spam.


 > Spammers: Send me email -> yumyum at easyweb.co.uk to train my filter
 > http://dspam.nuclearelephant.com/

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