Security? [Re: Why is this Symbol in the front of your website.
A humble request.]
freebsd-questions at herveybayaustralia.com.au
Sat Feb 25 04:32:39 UTC 2012
On 02/25/12 12:03, David Brodbeck wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 5:15 AM, Dave<dave at g8kbv.demon.co.uk> wrote:
>> Those address links need changing to graphic's, so that most address
>> harvesting bots won't get anything usable.
>> Mk1 eyeball can still see what's what, but if you have to use the info,
>> you have to re-type it manually.
> I really don't recommend that. Keep in mind not everyone can use the
> "Mk1 eyeball." Websites need to be accessible to blind people using
> screen reader software, too.
And therein lies the problem. How do you maintain accessibility while
preventing bots from harvesting? You can't have your cake and eat it
Only solution lies in a security gate of good filters and blocklists.
But occasionally one or two will still pass.
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