tons of spam
Chris 'Chipper' Chiapusio
chipper at llamas.net
Tue Jun 19 02:10:43 UTC 2007
On Mon, Jun 18, 2007 at 12:46:26AM -0400, George wrote:
>>You are joking right?
>>You use your main email address on an open public list and then you
>>Red Hat / Fedora for the increase in the spam reaching your system?
>>Take a walk to the bathroom and have a look in the mirror. You
>>see who is at fault.
>>Based on what you said, I'm not sure I want you using Fedora or any
>>of Linux. I feel you'd be better served using a Microsoft product.
> First, I don't use MS for much, one out of 15 'puters we have are
>MS. All others are apple OSX (main boxes), apple os9, opensuse 10.*,
>freenas, and a few other Linux flavors along with a few bsd test boxes.
>(like, my email domain didn't tell you?!)
>I've been on many, many other lists and the host company keeps the
>addresses hidden. Why can't redhat do the same?
>Go to the suse or apple archives (or other linux flavors) and you
>can't see email addresses, so no email addresses get harvested.
>I'm one at least 8 other lists, this list is the most... open(?), by
>far. But on my part, my bad. I shouldn't have assumed...
>As for your attitude, Yes, it was a bad idea to use a normal address
>for a list that has such an ass like you on it.
>What is wrong, can't you figure out how to make simple html links
>correctly in your own website?
>... never mind, forget it.
Mailman does obfusicate email addresses in its automatic archives:
however any number of subscribers can host a web archive using any ancient
mailing list to web generator (uh, hypermail? Eek!) It was unfair of you to
blame redhat without first checking thier archives.
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