Tired of all that junk email? One method of decreasing potential for SPAM (unsolicited commercial email) is to prevent email addresses posted on your site from being read by email spiders that crawl web in search of email addresses.
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This can be done by creating a graphic image of your email address. Therefore, only by looking at your page is your email address visible. To email siphon spiders your email address is just another graphic. However, visitors to your site would have to manually type your email address to use it.
The following example and its code are shown below: To use this code just just cut and paste code into your page and change assigned variables ( user = "spiderman" and site = "session9.co.uk" ) to match email address you wish to use.
Feed their spiders and poison their list...
Now that you have made capturing your email address a little more difficult it's time create some havoc for spiders and get even with some of those annoying spammers. To do this create a webpage that is accessible from a hidden link on your home page. Next, gather a number of email addresses from recent junk mail you have received. These should be ones that look like real email addresses, not ones you know are fraudulent or that appear to be only temporary. Fill this page with some of words and phrases so that it resembles structure of sentences and paragraphs with these email addresses sprinkled into text. Do not create a visible link to this page, since it isn't intended to be viewed by visitors to your site, but designed to provide a tempting meal for any wandering spiders. What you have created is poisoned spider bait page.