simon at sibern.com.au
Tue May 14 23:00:12 EST 2002
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On 14/05/02, 10:04:20 PM, Damien Elmes <clug at repose.cx> wrote regarding Re:
> Kim Holburn <kim.holburn at anu.edu.au> writes:
> > Now I'm sure the sudden influx of spam on this list has nothing to do
> > Gmane gateway.
> Probably not, but the timing was apt. How does everyone feel about
> the addresses in the peripheral services like news gateways and mail
> They tend to get trawled by spambots more often than private mailing
I would say it is too late now. They have the email addresses and they
(those nasty little bots) have probably got them all stored in a database
> > This list is setup so that only subscribers can email to the list isn't
> > And that subscribers need to reply with a confirmation letter in order to
> > subscribe? Inquiring minds ... etc. etc.
> Don't think so - I switched my username in the email address a few months
> so that I can track which account name has been harvested when I receive
> I'm pretty sure I didn't subscribe with this account, which means that
> can be sent from anyone, subscribed or not.
> Damien Elmes
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