Re: Is ident secure?
On Sat, Sep 01, 2001 at 06:41:42AM -0400, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> "Layne" <email@example.com> writes:
> > OK they just keep coming. I had 8 messages at 11:00PM , all of who I knew.
> > Now I have 227 in my in box of solicitors all of who I didn't subscribe to.
> > And you wonder why I get mad.
> Did it ever occur to you that maybe it's not acceptable to harass
> everyone on the mailing list just because someone subscribed you?
> Try to act a little more mature and follow the unsubscribe
> instructions like a normal person would. The only way to
> subscribe in the first place is by replying to a confirmation
> message, so you (or someone who has access to your account; has
> your account security been compromised?) must have subscribed.
Of course, there's also the possibility that someone else had subscribed
for him at a different e-mail address and forwards all mail to his
address. Maybe the listmaster (cc'ed) should have a look at which
addresses had subscribed at the time he describes.