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Address munging

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  1. the practice of disguising, or munging, an e-mail address to prevent it being automatically collected and used as a target for people and organizations who send unsolicited bulk e-mail

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 11, 2009
  2. Common methods of disguising addresses include: It's a good idea to include instructions afterwards since many people are unaware of the practice of address munging

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  3. intended to disguise an e-mail address in a way that prevents computer software seeing the real address, or even any address at all, but still allows a human reader to reconstruct the original and contact the author

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 11, 2009
  4. an email address such as, "no-one@example.com", becomes "no-one at example dot com", for instance

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 11, 2009
  5. Any e-mail address posted in public is likely to be automatically collected by computer software used by bulk emailers — a process known as e-mail address harvesting — and addresses posted on webpages, Usenet or chat rooms are particularly vulner

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 11, 2009
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