Re: archives is now hiding addresses.

2004-02-14 01:54:50
Earl Hood wrote:
On February 14, 2004 at 02:15, Gunnar Hjalmarsson wrote:
To prevent the apparent disadvantage with hidden addresses, why
not give CGI::ContactForm::MHonArc a try?

This can still be used to send anonymous spam to people who post to
the list.

Well, yes, so can all contact forms, of course, but unlike spam due to
address harvesting, it's typically not a problem worth mentioning.
Btw, the form generated messages include REMOTE_ADDR, which I believe
makes the tool of extra little value to such 'amateur spammers'.

Or are you referring to more sophisticated ways of abusing the script
for doing bad things? If you have anything particular in mind, please
let me know.

Gunnar Hjalmarsson

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