Keyserver and spam
Greg Sabino Mullane
greg at turnstep.com
Wed Dec 22 02:44:04 CET 2004
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> Whats the current state of play with keyservers and spammers? Is it
> technically possible for them to harvest addresses from keyservers, and
> does anybody know if its a problem?
Yes it's possible, and no, it's not a problem. While possible, it is very
unlikely, as there are so many other easier ways to get email addresses.
However, your email may be scraped by keyservers or keyserver-related
applications that put your key information on a web page. But I seriously
doubt that a spammer has ever gotten email addresses directly from a keyserver.
Greg Sabino Mullane greg at turnstep.com
PGP Key: 0x14964AC8 200412212044
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