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Re: Is ident secure?

On Sat, Sep 01, 2001 at 02:21:30PM +0200, Sebastian Rittau wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 01, 2001 at 06:41:42AM -0400, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> > "Layne" <a515luna@ptd.net> 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.

It seems that it was at the @ptd.net address; he has been removed
from all mailing lists.


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