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Definition Edit

Address munging is

displaying e-mail addresses in an alternative human-readable format, such as listing name@mywww.gov as <name at mywww dot gov>.[1]

Overview Edit

Address munging is used to make it difficult for spambots to harvest e-mail addresses from a website.

References Edit

  1. NIST Special Publication 800-44, at 5-8.

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