Protection from the email extractors

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Re: Protection from the email extractors

Postby Hank the Cowdog » 11 Nov 2010, 12:57

_Chris_ wrote:It could also be for email extractors that are not users.

Guests and Bots can't see e-mail addresses by default, so the 'Users send E-mail via board' and 'Hide e-mail addresses' options don't have any affect on them.
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Re: Protection from the email extractors

Postby Obsidian » 27 Feb 2011, 22:46

Hank the Cowdog wrote:
_Chris_ wrote:It could also be for email extractors that are not users.

Guests and Bots can't see e-mail addresses by default, so the 'Users send E-mail via board' and 'Hide e-mail addresses' options don't have any affect on them.

Necrobumping old topic, thanks spambot.

Anyways, you could always block IP's listed by Project Honeypot, which tracks email harvesters, spambots, and more.
http://projecthoneypot.org/

I myself have a couple honeypots installed on the server that Syntax and I manage, and are reporting spammers to StopForumSpam.
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Re: Protection from the email extractors

Postby pallindrome » 15 May 2011, 04:54

Maybe you can use the Hide Email Option from the ACP ;)

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