Michael Still mikal at
Tue May 14 22:16:09 EST 2002

On Tue, 14 May 2002, Damien Elmes wrote:

> Kim Holburn <kim.holburn at> writes:
> > Now I'm sure the sudden influx of spam on this list has nothing to do with the
> > Gmane gateway.
> Probably not, but the timing was apt. How does everyone feel about obfuscating
> the addresses in the peripheral services like news gateways and mail archives?
> They tend to get trawled by spambots more often than private mailing lists do.

I would also imagine that it is much easier to code a robot to find email
addresses from newsgroups... They're already broken up into bite sized



Michael Still (mikal at     UMT+10hrs

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