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Re: [OT] PCYMTNQREAIYR, it really works.
Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
Generally speaking, no measure is completely spam-proof, except
complete erasure of e-mail addresses (which will conflict with any
other legitimate use of "@" on the list). Spamming is more or less an
industry now, and one can imagine an industrious spammer (or spam
harvester -- not the same thing) writing a filter that looks for words
like "mail archive" on web pages and applies more elaborate spam
harvesting techniques for those pages that have them. Still, deterring
99% of spam harvesters is better than not deterring any at all.
Anything that helps even a little bit should be done.
I took a different approach and implemented my own spam filtering using
LAMP. It's a permission based system (which I know some people dislike)
but it works very well for me. I get ~1000 - 1500 emails a day, most of
which are spam but my filter system only allows email from registered
users therefore only the proper handful get through. As a result of this
I post my email address without worry. YMMV.
This is as bad as it can get, but don't bet on it.
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