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Subject: Re: warning: spamming confirmed opt-in lists
From: David Shaw <dshaw @ jabberwocky . com>
Date: Mon, 3 Mar 2003 15:03:44 -0500
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On Mon, Mar 03, 2003 at 11:48:09AM -0800, Chuq Von Rospach wrote:
> 
> 
> Word of warning. We had an opt-in list spammed over the weekend someone 
> subscribed to (and confirmed subscription to) one of our lists and then 
> posted an ad for an adult site, using a hotmail address which they then 
> abandoned (it started bouncing shortly thereafter).

Same thing happened here.  All the public lists here are configured to
require moderation for the first post or three of a new subscriber so
the message did not go out onto the list.

David
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