Subject: Re: Spam from usenet? (was: How to quit cmucl)
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: 15 Aug 2001 09:12:55 GMT
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <9ldeen$bemd1$>
Thomas F. Burdick <tfb@famine.OCF.Berkeley.EDU> wrote:
| (Martin Cracauer) writes:
| > Please do not post direct addresses of CMUCL mailing lists.
| > We will be spammed to death!
| Terribly sorry, I canceled it.  I don't want that spam either :).
| I'm curious, though, is that actually a problem?  After a year's
| experimenting, I got no spam from comp.* or gnu.* newsgroups ...

You've just been lucky, I guess. I've confirmed to my (dis)satisfaction
that spammers *do* mine netnews for addresses -- not only headers but
also complete article bodies as well. (*sigh*)


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