The Bottom Line
- SpamSpan has three levels of enciphering strength
- SpamSpan lacks a tool that automatically encodes all addresses on a site
- A captcha before revealing an address would offer even better protection
- SpamSpan encodes email addresses on web sites to hide them from spammers.
Guide Review - SpamSpan 1.01 - Email Address Encoder
Some spam software might be able to interpret this textual if a bit roundabout representation, though the risk is not too elevated yet. With all that convenience for visitors, SpamSpan is easy to install but lacks a tool that would automatically encode all addresses on a site. "Search and replace" will have to do.