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I am wondering whether writing my email address with a 'fullwidth commercial at' sign in stead of the normal @ is a good way to "hide" my email address from spam bots on the web?
E.g. user@domain.com.

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marked as duplicate by slhck Mar 7 '13 at 10:47

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Probably not a bad idea, but unless you make a test and try, you won't know what harvesting bots really can and cannot decipher. –  slhck Mar 7 '13 at 10:48
    
@slhck Where should I post such an email address to get it picked up efficiently? –  Thomas Arildsen Mar 8 '13 at 12:34
    
On your website :) In all seriousness though, a better place to ask for spam protection might be Webmasters, but make sure to check their existing questions and FAQ –  slhck Mar 9 '13 at 8:55

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I think most email harvester bots are already programmed to match the most common email obfuscations.

Try here : http://stackoverflow.com/questions/483212/effective-method-to-hide-email-from-spam-bots

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