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From: Ian Singer <>
Subject: Re: [FreeHelp] re: email spam
Date: Sun, 20 Aug 2006 11:07:38 -0400
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Pat Asher wrote:

> Email addresses in RootsWeb mailing list archives are both masked and
> encrypted using a JavaScript.
> Email addresses on the Message Boards are graphically encrypted.
> They can be copied manually, one by one, but they can not be
> mass-harvested by a spambot.
But in messages they are not encrypted, so all the bot needs is a
regular subscription to all the lists and then it can harvest from the
received messages.

Ian Singer


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