I'm lost with all your coding talk and jargon but this doesn't look protected to me
Maybe it's protected in coding terms but a simple copy and paste and it's distributed to 10's of thousands of spammers in seconds or am I missing something?
A Contact button like that at the top of this forum on the menu bar is to my mind true protection because the email addy is not visible.
"The great majority of mankind are satisfied with appearances, as though they were realities, and are often more influenced by the things that seem than by those that are." - Niccolo Machiavelli