REPLY: Please Confirm Lockergnome's Tech Specialist Subscription

Chuck Swiger cswiger at
Mon Jun 2 09:12:47 PDT 2003

Matt Heath wrote:
> Frank Tegtmeyer wrote:
[ ... ]
>> Time to set the list to subscribers only?
> how would that help?
> it would be trivial to write an auto "subscribe, post spam, unsubscribe" 
> bot

That's trivial only if the spammer can read the submission verification email. 
Which is certainly possible via an account that's been owned, but this tends to 
leave more traces and might alert the legitimate user that something's going on.


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