Dear EzineArticles Authors:
We’re aware of a competitor who has been sending unsolicited emails to many of our authors in a what looks like a spam script designed to scrape our site and email you directly to invite you to submit your articles to their site.
First, know that these are not originating from us and we have nothing to do with them nor do we approve or endorse what they are doing.
Second, do the smart thing and get your email address out of your article resource boxes. This is never a recommended practice and we tense up every time we see an author put their email address in the resource box.
I’m going to try the polite route and place a call to them this week to ask them to stop harvesting email addresses from our site as we’ve received a large handful of complaints since last Friday.
What next, eh?