On Tue, Oct 12, 1999 at 07:29:49AM -0500, Steve Bergeon wrote:
> Using a telephone as Chuq suggests would require direct human
> intervention to get the dang thing to stop ringing. It would
> seem odd to compare that with automatically answered email systems.
> Or maybe many people have the list management messages sent to
> their pagers?
Many systems send reports of suspicious activity to the
administrators. I have received up to 10,000 messages overnight when
we're hit really hard by spam. I have been rousted out of bed to fix it.
> Forcing somebody out of bed at 3am is nothing like sending a
> message (or many) to their computer.
Maybe not yours.
RootsWeb.com lead system admonsterator
and Chief Hacking Officer