[BiO BB] Issue about Spam
jeff at bioinformatics.org
Tue Nov 28 17:12:25 EST 2006
(Yes, we know this is being posted to the whole list ;-) )
Spambots are a lot more sophisticated than they used to be. Even attempts to disguise addresses by using (usernospam at domainnospam dot comnospam) can be foiled by the use of RegEx matches. But, fret not, BiO is starting to incorporate CAPTCHAs and other ways to hide email addresses.
Xiaowei JIANG wrote:
> I keep receiving spams. I also found my email adress exposed on the
> internet with conversations from this discuss group. you only simply
> replace user's email adress by "someone at domainname" e.g. mine
> "xiaowei.jiang at msn.com" , which is too simple. Please do sth to
> improve this situation.
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