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obfuscator

converting ascii codes to html

Incorporating email links is one easy way to enhance a web page

However, the benefits can come at a cost: SPAM!

logo: No Spam!

The Internet is literally crawling with spambots - programs designed to harvest e-mail addresses from the Internet in order to build mailing lists for sending spam (unsolicited e-mail)

All e-mail addresses have an @ symbol, so writing a spambot is easy

A variety of programs have been devised to foil spambots and below is The Obfuscator, designed to render your email addresses visible to the human eye and email applications but, hopefully, not spambots

By converting the ascii characters of your e-mail into html character codes, the simpler spambots will not recognise the addresses you post on your webpages and if they're not recognised, they are less likely to be spammed

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moral

the obfuscator

type (or paste) an email address: e.g. spambuster@example.com and then paste the output into your html file, chat-room conversation, bulletin-board posting... anywhere you're at risk of exposure to those spambots
   

 
 
 
 
 

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This page was last updated: September 25 2012 17:08:37.
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