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Re: Re: Error Message Feedback

From: Nikita The Spider <nikitathespider@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Aug 2006 08:43:32 -0400
Message-ID: <35e76ac10608030543q2fbe7a0bvf276cfbf99dfd903@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Nick Kew" <nick@webthing.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org

On 8/3/06, Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com> wrote:
> >  . The reason this JavaScript was produced
> > is to stop email spiders from adding your email to their spam list.
>
> That's wrong twice over.  Firstly, spambots have been using javascript-
> enabled engines (such as MS's browser component) for some time.
> Secondly, you're disabling legitimate users who don't happen to have
> javascript enabled.

Hi Nick,
Do you have any hard evidence that email harvesters are
Javascript-enabled? I'm just curious.

Cheers

-- 
Philip
http://NikitaTheSpider.com/
Whole-site HTML validation, link checking and more
Received on Thursday, 3 August 2006 17:06:43 GMT

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