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warren at kumari.net
Thu May 31 14:39:14 UTC 2018
On Thu, May 31, 2018 at 3:48 AM Matus UHLAR - fantomas
<uhlar at fantomas.sk> wrote:
> >On Wed, 30 May 2018, Michael McNally wrote:
> >>We have had reports that posts to bind-users are (in at least some
> >>cases) triggering unwelcome direct-to-the-submitter messages from
> it was about time ;-)
> On 31.05.18 08:28, G.W. Haywood via bind-users wrote:
> >I'm not sure that there's much that a list manager can do about it.
> they can find the abusers relay posts to spam senders and remove them.
> I have met similar case on IRC some 15-20 years ago. Spammer joined a
> channel, and relayed nicknames of those who joined (or left) so they got
> spam srom another nickname
... these has also been a (recent) issue where someone subscribed
their ticketing system to the list, and so every posting got a:
[ RT - #4217 ] AutoReply: Re: <you message>
Thank you for opening a ticket. We will get to it soon.
> >This has been an issue for most of the lists to which I've subscribed
> >for decades. My list addresses only accept mail from the lists to
> >which they're subscribed, and I'd imagine most other subscribers (at
> >least to the BIND list) would take similar precautions if necessary.
> not everyone can set up such configuration and not everyone of those who can
> is willing to play with it.
> Matus UHLAR - fantomas, uhlar at fantomas.sk ; http://www.fantomas.sk/
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I don't think the execution is relevant when it was obviously a bad
idea in the first place.
This is like putting rabid weasels in your pants, and later expressing
regret at having chosen those particular rabid weasels and that pair
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