This Web page is a small experiment on how/whether electronic addresses contained in Web pages are harvested by certain unscrupulous organizations.
Do not send messages to any of the addresses contained below, these will bias the results.
mailtoin clear) firstname.lastname@example.org
mailtowith +) email@example.com
mailtowith URL encoding + basic obfuscation) leroyc AT estephe DOT inria DOT fr
mailtowith entity encoding) firstname.lastname@example.org
mailtowith entity encoding and URL encoding) email@example.com
leroyh AT estephe DOT inria DOT fr
First results, 2003-11-07: addresses A and F (mailto in clear and plain address in clear) received their first spams.
2003-12-18: address D (mailto with entity encoding) received its first spam.
2004-01-28: addresses E (mailto with entity and URL encoding) and I (plain text with entity encoding) received their first spam.
2004-02-26: address B (mailto with +) received its first spam.
2004-03-03: address C (URL-encoded mailto with basic obfuscation) received its first spam.
Final results: addresses A, D, E, F and I have been heavily and regularly spammed. Addresses B and C received only 1 and 2 spams respectively (Nigerian scams). G, H and J resisted harvesting so far.