@orbifx I don't know what a solution to that could look like. Any code hosting service that allows unlimited repository cloning (as it should) will also allow this form of email harvesting.
Perhaps a federated platform could make that less useful for spammers because commits could be associated with fediverse ids rather than email addresses.


@dmbaturin my solution is to move away and not add my projects to one location they can scan. .

Another one is to limit access to git repositories. I know some believe otherwise, but let's see how they'll solve the arising issues.

It'd be harder for harvesters to automatically find and register to multiple hosts. Also easier to spot in small groups.

No thanks to "fediverse" IDs, is federated enough :)

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