[ILUG] hey hun
gavin at fiachra.ucd.ie
Tue Jan 15 10:32:02 GMT 2002
On Mon, 14 Jan 2002, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting John McDonnell (ilug_spamtrap at johnmc.org):
> > hmm.... it would seem that whoever sent this has managed to harvest the
> > ILUG archive and bypass the pipermail munging. I got this sent to the list
> > and johnmc at both johnmc.org and nuigalway.ie.
> I'm told that the beta version of Mailman now supports a mode in which
> each subscriber's first few posts (only) are held for list-owner approval.
> That'll be the next step in this war of escalation, I think.
With respect though, this doesn't address the problem that is being pointed
out here. All our addresses (or at least those of people who post) are
contained in an easily downloadable, relatively easily parseable set of
files. So we're all open to being personally spammed, which I'm more
concerned about than spam to ilug at linux.ie .
Is it not possible to remove these email addresses, at worst with sed or
more preferably - as I don't particularly want to add to Colm's job - with
It seems like a fairly obvious and simple requirement of Mailman.
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