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Address Munging FAQ: "Spam-Blocking" Your Email Address
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2a. Who is responsible for this FAQ?

  WD Baseley.  Use emailfaq@aol.com to contact the author regarding
  this FAQ.

2b. What is the purpose of this FAQ?  

  This FAQ is intended to be a concise discourse on "spam-blocking".
  Otherwise known as "munging", or breaking one's email address, this
  is usually done when posting to Usenet, for the purposes of avoiding
  junk email. It is very important to "mung" in ways that minimize 
  possible damage to third parties.  The author intends that this FAQ
  be understood without need of a doctorate in computer science.  
  Those desiring more depth and/or technical information should refer
  to the Email Abuse Resource List.

2c. When was this FAQ last updated?

  August 8, 1999.

2d. Where can I get it?

  The latest version is always available at:
  <http://members.aol.com/emailfaq/mungfaq.html>
  <ftp://members.aol.com/emailfaq/mungfaq.txt>
  It is also posted weekly to these newsgroups:
     news.answers
     news.newusers.questions
     news.admin.net-abuse.email
  
2e. Credits & Contributors

  The genesis of this FAQ was Gregory Byshenk's FAQ titled,
  "Help! I've Been Spammed! What do I do?"  Sundry other folk who
  have discussed, harangued, badgered, cajoled, and otherwise 
  assisted in bringing it to its present state, are held in 
  grateful regard by the author.


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