Protect your emails from spam with scrim

safe email addressDo you frequently visit blogs?

If yes, then you would have left comments on them before. At most times you would also include your email address for others to contact you.

When you put in your email address, how would you type it in? See some examples below:

  1. [email protected]*
  2. Bob | @ |
  3. Bob (at)

Most would type it in like number 2 or 3. But if you type in your email address like number 1. [email protected] then your email will probably get some spam. This is because email spammers have tools and scripts to crawl web pages to automatically search for and collect a valid email address like [email protected]

Although you can use 3. Bob (at), which is also quite effective in preventing email spam messages, in today’s post I will introduce another method using


What does is it protects your email address before sharing it, so that only real people will use it and not some nasty spam bots.

Lets say I want to protect my email address [email protected] I would just enter my email address into and type in my very own memorable URL just like below.

scrim bobware

Upon clicking on protect my email, my email will be protected by Booya!


So now, whenever I want to put in my email address in forums, blogs, facebook, twitter, etc, I’ll just need to enter

Go ahead and click on the above link. It will do a quick human check before it reveals the protected email address.


Clicking on the correct block of letter will reveal the email address.


So there you go, a simple introduction on to protect your email from spam when commenting on forums, blogs, Facebook or Twitter.

* [email protected] is not created / set up at all, so any email spam bots trying to spam this email address will find themselves hitting onto brickwalls!

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Bob Lee

Hi! My name is Bob Lee and I’m a web developer / technical writer who specializes in developing and reviewing web applications. As an entrepreneur, blogger, developer, and tech enthusiast, I have been in this field for more than 10 years, and have been loving every minute of it.

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