HELP ?? Invasion of Privacy issue.

Charles Swiger cswiger at
Fri Aug 15 20:51:57 UTC 2014

On Aug 15, 2014, at 12:43 PM, Freezone Herald < at> wrote:
> My emails from this account are showing up l on the internet,  apparently
> to anyone who types in my email name.

Yes.  This is a public mailing list.

> After looking at this, I noticed several different pages, ask with links to
> more pages.   LIKE THIS ONE,  and the previous page that this page came
> with.

You're probably talking about the mailing list archives, such as:

...which are linked from the Mailman list page mentioned in the footer of list traffic, ie:

> I'm already mag at google for several reasons, including the photo app that
> accompanies the  "google post"  app, and automatically sent my photos to
> some place without telling telling me.

That issue doesn't seem related to the FreeBSD lists.

Basically, emailing this list is the equivalent of writing a letter to a newspaper.
Once published, copies of that letter get delivered everywhere, including archives
kept in local public libraries that anyone can lookup.


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