Spam email

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    Would doing something along the lines of "emailn<b></b>ame@gmail.com" work?

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    Depends on how the crawlers coded. If it just searches the raw HTML for a string, then yes, but it would be very easy to just have it remove tags.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thantos
    WaltP if the browser can easily change it from entity codes to an email address what is to stop a bot from doing the same?
    The bot would have to have the eqivalent of a javascript compiler/interpreter -- that's a little much for even a bot...
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