There’s really no need to conceal your email address from spammers


The suggestion to mask or obscure email addresses to avoid spam has been around for more than a decade. References to replacing the @ with (at) or .com with (dot) com to reduce spam can be found on online message boards and archives dating back to the 1990s.

But there are two realities here.

Do you agree? Do you still bother to conceal your email address in this way?