Re: META:unsolicited mail/forced keywords

Michael Lorrey (
Sat, 11 Jan 1997 20:32:02 -0500

Eugene Leitl wrote:
> (list seems to be down (too often, imo), ignore this if you see it twice)
> Doubtlessly I am not the only one who is plagued by a stream of directly
> mailed advertisements. Though one has been pavlov's into recognizing them
> in milliseconds and then reflexively hitting delete, they are still a major
> nuisance.
> Apart from deleting mailto: tags from one's page (which are now being
> hunt for by robots) one might be tempted to abstain from posting altogether,
> (especially from newsgroups) but this is certainly not a constructive
> solution.
> What to do?

The key to keeping spammers bots from finding your mailtos is to make
them CGI coded. Bots typically ignore such coding.


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