On Thursday, June 13, 2002 at 6:10:35 PM, you wrote: > If I have a site that stores information about people in a database, > including e-mail addresses, and that information is only viewable when > called via a user-specific variable, i.e. their alias, can spambots > still harvest those e-mail addresses? <snip> > Is there any way to combat this? Any PHP scripts, classes, functions > that can 'hide' e-mail addresses? The site I'll be building needs to > have the e-mail addresses available, but I don't want to subject users > to more spam than they probably already get.
Basic fact: If a normal (anonymous) visitor can get at the email addresses, so can a bot. It all depends on the bot, but there's no getting around that basic fact. -- Stuart -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php