Security? [Re: Why is this Symbol in the front of your website. A humble request.]

Da Rock freebsd-questions at
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>  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 
too... :)

Only solution lies in a security gate of good filters and blocklists. 
But occasionally one or two will still pass.

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