If the throwaway address starts getting spam, you literally throw it away -- put an autoresponder on it directing readers to your new address, and start over with another address. That lets you create a new email address on the fly by using a sign. You can use lisa [anything]@and it will work automatically, without your setting up anything special. When you apply for a Home Depot credit card, you use lisa [email protected]
In a perfect world, you could have all of the following on your web pages: When you do something to keep spambots from stealing addresses from your web pages you'll give up at least one of those features.
It's the price of thwarting spambots, but it's a necessary price.
Spam is like cancer -- it's a lot easier to prevent than it is to cure.
Like so many things in life, if you wait until something becomes a problem, then often there's no easy solution.