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I am getting spam emails continually sent to an email address that I used as a signature on some of my posts.
I "googled" this so I email address and the only thing that comes up is the Cow posts - I therefore assume that probably this is the source of the spam (from spiders searching through posts for email addresses).
It is my own fault for doing this but I would be so grateful if you could remove these posts and help me clear my inbox of this spam. There are only a few posts.
This does two things. One is to hide your email address from bots, who only see the text. The other is to make your name a clickable link that automatically opens an email to whoever clicks that link, with your email in the "To" field. Much easier for them than cpy, open email, create new email, paste.
Anyway, I hope that helps.
PS. As Ron notes, don't ask for this again. :-) And anybody with a lot of posts, forget it. We've created a mechanism to edit your posts, so use it. But I feel your pain, and since this is a Sunday morning, I'll show some mercy. :-)