6.7d Avoid spamming on e-mail addresses
Following are some basic options to avoid receiving spam through your online FAO e-mail address. Unfortunately, for accounts like Webmaster@fao.org (and others published on the Internet), it is probably too late to prevent spam. For new accounts, it is worth implementing at least one of these options:
Create an image (.GIF) of your e-mail address. It should not be clickable.
Special character code
Inside your <a xhref=> code avoid using @ and replace it instead with @ i.e. in its written form firstname.lastname@example.org becomes email@example.com
Use a form-based reply system
This means that when a user clicks the contact link, a form appears that the user must submit without revealing your actual e-mail address.
For more recent updates on avoiding spam, visit SpamCop.
See also in the guide