Bug 197592 - Captcha or other verification to receive email addresses
Summary: Captcha or other verification to receive email addresses
Alias: None
Product: bugs.kde.org
Classification: Unclassified
Component: general (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Platform: Ubuntu Packages Unspecified
: NOR wishlist (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Matt Rogers
Depends on:
Reported: 2009-06-23 11:29 UTC by Dotan Cohen
Modified: 2021-03-09 05:49 UTC (History)
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Description Dotan Cohen 2009-06-23 11:29:07 UTC
Version:            (using KDE 4.2.90)
Installed from:    Ubuntu Packages

Please replace the mailto links in bugzilla with a page that requests verification before disclosing a user's email address.

I have used the email addresses in bugzilla to contact users and I think that it is an important and critical feature. However, it is simply to easy to log in an scrap addresses. I use unique addresses here in bugzilla (kde-**@myDomain.com) and I have to change them every month due to spam. A simple captcha or other verification system would let users get to the email address, but would cut down on the spam.

Comment 1 Dotan Cohen 2009-06-23 11:29:39 UTC
This bug intends on implementing a partial solution to Bug 64713.
Comment 2 Jekyll Wu 2013-01-16 06:30:34 UTC
Well, all mails are also sent to and archived in the public kde-bugs-dist mailing list. So spammers don't even need to create  an account here and log in. They can just join and make use of the kde-bugs-dist mailing list.
Comment 3 Justin Zobel 2021-03-09 05:49:48 UTC
Thank you for the bug report.

As this report hasn't seen any changes in 5 years or more, we ask if you can please confirm that the issue still persists.

If this bug is no longer persisting or relevant please change the status to resolved.