Meaning of ADDRESS HARVESTER in English

ADDRESS HARVESTER

transcription, транскрипция: [ n. ]

A robot that searches web pages and/or filters netnews traffic looking for valid email addresses. Some address harvesters are benign, used only for compiling address directories. Most, unfortunately, are run by miscreants compiling address lists to spam . Address harvesters can be foiled by a teergrube .

Jargon File English vocabulary.      Английский словарь жаргона.