Spam to list participants (from openhosting.com & softcom.com)
tmp1 at freebsd.hypermart.net
Wed Apr 30 20:20:50 UTC 2014
Mike Sanders wrote:
> Which implies all list members email addresses are exposed
> to the world at large? How else would an email address be
> gained by spammers... If that's the case it needs to be changed.
All right, after reading the manual for GNU Mailman (the software
this list uses) you CAN toggle off senders email addresses:
Under section 'Membership exposure':
Description: Show member addrs so they're not directly recognizable
as email addrs?
Value: This is a nice feature that discourages theft of lists: the
membership list does not show actually addresses but instead shows
participants as "username at foo.com". This should block most harvesters
if they manage to get through to the listing.
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