At 05:17 PM 2/27/96 -0600, Ken Hardy wrote:
>Is it necessary to make the subscriber list public at all? I'm getting
>more and more of this kind of cruft in my inbox. Given that the
>membership in the list is self-selective, allowing only subscribers to
>request the membership list is enhances our privacy not a whit.
If the list is running off of Majordomo, it can. I run two lists currently
and the who information is only available with a password.
The proper settings in the config is:
private_get = yes
private_index = yes
private_info = yes
private_which = yes
private_who = yes
Also, there is a hack I have seen which aids in defending against people who
subscribe with false addresses. It sends a confirmation message to the
subscriber and the subscription does not take effect until they return an
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