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Re: getting viruses/spam after posting to this list

On Thu, Oct 16, 2003 at 10:56:13AM +0100, Eliot Stock wrote:
> After my first post to this list last night, I woke up this morning to find 40
> helpful "MS security updates" in my inbox.
> How are other people dealing with this? Does the list consider this a problem,
> or is it just up to me to fight this at my server? If so a pointer to any URLs
> that lay out all the options for server-side spam and virus blocking would be
> helpful, maybe it's time I installed something. Is obfuscating addresses on the
> list pointless because harvesters aren't fooled? What's the score?

What I don't understand is, once I accidentally posted with my "real 
email".  Immediately, spam.

I used to post with tb.nospam@<domain>, and didn't get any spam for a 
couple months.  Then, one.  So I switched, and so far, zero.

I wonder why they leave this one alone.  (Shrug.)

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