Fending off automated mass electronic mail: How to distinguish yourself from a computer

Tibor Beke

Abstract


Is there a way for e-mail addresses to be openly available, if their owners so desire, on the Net, yet preventing the current practice of harvesting email-addresses by the thousands for unsolicited email advertisements? I propose a solution, and examine the phenomenology of mass e-mail in a somewhat broader context.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5210/fm.v3i2.576



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