[thelist] spambot & javascript

John C Bullas jcbullas at nildram.co.uk
Tue Sep 23 09:32:20 CDT 2003

At 14:20 23/09/2003, you wrote:
Processing power.

Keith Underdown wrote:

What's to stop the spamboot actually being a "browser", i.e. actually 
running the javascript and seeing the rendered page?

nothing but the bandwidth would be greater.....

I guess spambots are more likely to scan the html as text to search for

mail to:
or other tags

rather than render it?



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