For over a year, I've had my e-mail address displayed in the README.md on one of my github repos. When accessing it from a browser, it shows up both in the text and as a
My understanding from 10+ years ago was that if you left an un-obscured e-mail address just sitting around on a crawl-able page, spammers would find it and put you on all kinds of lists pretty quickly, but I don't seem to be getting an inordinate amount of spam from this.
I'm wondering - has the e-mail-harvesting landscape changed in some way, or is there something that github might be doing that prevents it from being used to harvest e-mails? I ask because I'm planning on setting up a basic personal website, and I'm wondering if I can just display my e-mail address on the page without worrying too much about spam.