spammers on this list

Rob Harris robh at
Sun Apr 16 07:39:01 UTC 2017

Suspect they got malware and are quite unaware what's happening in their 
name. I know this happens. Hope it isn't me,  most these threads go over my 
head, so contribute next to nothing.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Karen Lewellen" <klewellen at>
To: <jheim at>; "Linux for blind general discussion" 
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Sent: Sunday, April 16, 2017 2:33 AM
Subject: Re: spammers on this list

In fact it is hard to paint just what they are doing.
I posted in this thread once.
However, and keeping the same subject line, I get an e-mail from
this person with each post it seems... in this thread I mean.

On Sat, 15 Apr 2017, John G. Heim wrote:

> But this particular spammer isn't harvesting email addresses from the
> archive.
> On 04/14/2017 10:31 PM, Jeffery Mewtamer wrote:
>>  Considering that the list archives can be viewed by anyone at
>>  and be downloaded as gzipped plain text files that include the e-mail
>>  address from which each message was sent, I think it's fair to say
>>  there's next to nothing any list moderators could do to address spam,
>>  and unless an alternative list either lacks public archives or has
>>  archives that strip e-mail addresses from the from fields, it will be
>>  just as vulnerable to spambots.
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