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Subject: Re: [LO] Why was this person subscribed?
Date: Wed, 5 Feb 2003 19:11:37 EST

In a message dated 2/5/03 11:25:46 AM Eastern Standard Time,

> I would
> *really* like to know what fraction of such "smart" subscriptions
> is from spammers and other no-goodniks. It wouldn't have to be
> very large to constitute a problem.


I really think this is a NON-problem. Spammers send their spam to all three
list addresses -- both request addresses as well as the actual list
address--so if they have one of the magic word commands they will get subbed
anyway--but that happens VERY infrequently. I think we can count the
instances on one hand.


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