maemo.org Bugzilla – Bug 715
Bugzilla List open to e-mail harvesting
Last modified: 2007-12-04 12:59:00 UTC
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While Bugzilla is a very useful tool, in my mind it has a major flaw in that
unregistered (not logged in)users have free access to the bug reporters e-mail
address. Does this not open up anybody who uses this site to e-mail harvesting?
Please suppress the e-mail address on all postings (use the alias instead). Had
I known that there were no preference settings to protect my email address
(from non-registered users) I would not have posted a bug (or registered)at all.
I would like to continue to use the bug reporting system as it provides a very
Thanks for your feedback. Email harvesting is a possibility, however, this
cannot be fixed easily. Gnome bugzilla does this by showing email addresses only
users who are logged in.
Moved to correct Product and Component.
Marcell: this is already implemented?
An e-mail hiding patch has been applied to maemo bugzilla, it should not not
show e-mail addresses to anonymous users anymore. Please reopen and provide a
link if there are still some e-mail address leaks with anonymous access.
Closing FIXED bugs. if error/problem still occurs, please reopen bug with