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Javascript Email Address Protection
Author: Craig "hachiroku" Mercer
Date Created:2005-01-16
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For all you web designers out there who are tired of having spammers scoop email addresses off your websites....

I came across a really nifty javascript made by the folks at Sun Star Media (

As they put it: "Protect your email address from being leeched from your website by using javascript. Most automated email leeching programs look for MAILTO tags and properly formatted email addresses. By converting your email address to javascript, these programs aren't able to detect your email address."

Visit their site for more details