> I can assure you that this has nothing to do with spamming. We're just trying
> to gather email addresses for a perfectly legitimate reason.
Then why are you using the acronym "PAML", which is already associated
with the existing "Publicly Accessible Mailing Lists" document?
> If we caused you any hassle, please accept our apologies... but, if you don't
> want to get any requests for lists, why do you run a listserver?
Well, gee Officer, the door was unlocked and the keys were in the ignition....
>From past experience of list abuse, the act of accessing many mailing lists
with no intention of joining any of them is widely interpreted as a hostile
The mailing list servers were not put there for your convenience or purpose,
whatever that may be (which you have yet to reveal).