[Novalug] Free SSL Certs
itismike at gmail.com
Tue Jan 30 00:46:10 EST 2007
unfortunately it's pretty easy for a spammer to parse our list
archives and replace " at " with "@". Where else could they be
harvesting them from? Maybe we need to resort to random characters
sprinkled throughout, or convert the email address to an image - boy I
hate spammers and the hoops they make us jump through...
On 1/30/07, TGS <spam at tachegroup.com> wrote:
> Yes, it is a normal email, and one that I use to subscribe to email
> Just from this one email list alone, I was slammed by spammers who
> must have harvested it somehow.
> On Jan 25, 2007, at 7:21 AM, tux2dave at davearonson.com wrote:
> > b b wrote:
> >> - interesting that this email address was able to post
> >> to the group... a hole in mailman?
> >> ???
> >> --- TGS <spam at tachegroup.com> wrote:
> > Why is it so odd? Looks like a perfectly normal email addy to me,
> > even though the username happens to be stuff we don't like. I
> > don't see why mailman should be stopping it based on just the name.
> > Or do you mean that you happen to know that that address happens
> > not to be subscribed to the list? Posts from non-members would
> > indeed be a hole, since IIRC the list is set to disallow same....
> > -Dave
> > --
> > Dave Aronson
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