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[vox] Re: [vox-announce] email protection on mail archive and lugod website



On Saturday 10 November 2001 01:14 pm, you wrote:
> dear all,
>
> everyone who has been complaining about lugod addresses being harvested by
> spammers, rejoice!
>
> henry is writing a script to put the string "MAPS" in a randomized place in
> every email addresses on our mailing list archive.   so "pMAPS@dirac.org"
> or p@diraMAPSc.org" will be "p@dirac.org".
>
> MAPS, of course, is spam spelled backwards.  that's to avoid harvesters
> which already know about filtering out "SPAM" and "NOSPAM" from email
> addresses.
>
>
> bill doesn't know it yet, but he's going to do the same for the lugod
> website.  :)   bill, when you get off the phone, can you give me a call? 
> :)
>
> pete



Hmmm, now you just told them. Next time use smoke signals from the top of the 
water tower to let us know :). Burn some hippies or something.....

Seriously, good job though!

Matt
PS Wish me luck, applying for a job at Ucdavis as an assistant for a Computer 
Resource Specialist!


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