[thelist] how to stop email form spam

Shawn K. Quinn skquinn at speakeasy.net
Fri Sep 28 14:34:17 CDT 2007

On Fri, 2007-09-28 at 15:11 -0400, r937 wrote:
> in addition to all the other techniques suggested, do a quick search of the 
> form fields to look for the string of characters "http://"
> if my script finds that in one of my form fields, it sends back a 
> 403 Forbidden

Unfortunately, this also prevents legitimate Web site links, and is also
easily sidestepped.

Shawn K. Quinn <skquinn at speakeasy.net>

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