Friday, April 12, 2002

A good way to protect your email address from being harvested by spammers, when posting to a public forum is to give your address as myname[at] rather than
But is this really foolproof? How much time would it take a writer of an email harvesting program to add the logic that myname[at]
Is there any reason why the characters [ ] should throw them off? Not being a software programmer myself, I really wouldn't know. Logically though, it shouldn't be so difficult. Maybe, some of our fellow bloggers can shed some light.

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