Preventing Email Harvesters and Search Engines from Using OCR to Extract Addresses From Your Images

If you want to avoid spam, or don’t want to be found by email address or name through a search engine, you should keep your email address and name off of web pages.

Sometimes, though, you need to show the address. This discusses how to put together an image that contains your email address, or any text, and avoid having it parsed by software that’s doing optical character recognition to extract text from the image.

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