A colleague quoted in an email "email spam from web crawlers is a problem
for you and your IT department, obfuscating email addresses on your website
turns your problem into a problem for your users".
Has anyone seen this or something similar? The original question posed to
him was about making it more difficult for crawlers to harvest addresses,
not make it difficult for users. I know about and have shared with the web
reassembling addresses at the browser.
I was told he found this twaddle "on the web." Anyone know where this
quote might have come from?
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