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Re: recommends approval of "J?rgen H?gg <jorgen.hagg@axis.com>"

On Mon, Jan 15, 2001 at 06:52:24PM -0600, Roland Bauerschmidt wrote:
> Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho wrote:
> > How would it help with that scenario?
> Yeah. If somebody wants to abuse this, it is not very difficult. He
> could just tell you a fake e-mail a address of a professor and answer
> the mail himself assuring that he is trustable, reliable, ... Expect, we
> would verify the other person too, etc.

The professor's contact details need to be obtained (or at least verified)
from a trusted source, for example by looking up the university in the
phone book, and calling their enquiries number and asking to be put
through to the appropriate professor, or getting an email address from
the university's web site, or similar.


Anthony Towns <aj@humbug.org.au> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
I don't speak for anyone save myself. GPG signed mail preferred.

     ``Thanks to all avid pokers out there''
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