Project Honey Pot is the first and only distributed system for identifying spammers and the spambots they use to scrape addresses from your website. Using the Project Honey Pot system you can install addresses that are custom-tagged to the time and IP address of a visitor to your site. If one of these addresses begins receiving email they not only can tell that the messages are spam, but also the exact moment when the address was harvested and the IP address that gathered it.
To participate in Project Honey Pot, webmasters need only install the Project Honey Pot software somewhere on their website. Project Honey Pot handles the rest — automatically distributing addresses and receiving the mail they generate. As a result, Project Honey Pot anticipates installing Project Honey Pot should not increase the traffic or load to your website.
Project Honey Pot collates, processes, and share the data generated by your site with you. Project Honey Pot also works with law enforcement authorities to track down and prosecute spammers. Harvesting email addresses from websites is illegal under several anti-spam laws, and the data resulting from Project Honey Pot is critical for finding those breaking the law.
Additionally, Project Honey Pot will periodically collate the email messages they receive and share the resulting corpus with anti-spam developers and researchers. The data participants in Project Honey Pot will help to build the next generation of anti-spam software.
Project Honey Pot was created by Unspam Technologies, Inc — an anti-spam company with the singular mission of helping design and enforce effective anti-spam laws. Project Honey Pot is always looking to partner with top software developers and enforcement authorities. If there is some way Project Honey Pot can help you fight spam, please don’t hesitate to contact them.projecthoneypot.org