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Subject: Re: Is mailback validation still safe?
From: murr rhame <murr @ vnet . net>
Date: Sun, 10 Dec 2000 18:06:39 -0500 (EST)
To: list-managers @ GreatCircle . COM
In-reply-to: <5.0.0.25.0.20001210123233.00af0b00@pop.climber.org>

On Sun, 10 Dec 2000, SRE wrote:

> ... MORE IMPORTANTLY, if you have a continuing problem with
> people forging From addresses to bypass "post by
> nonsubscriber" traps, you configure your MLM to require
> confirmation FROM THE POSTER before the post goes out.

This is a good solution...  I suspect a personal list password
prepended to the body of each post submitted would be easier
subscribers to use in the long run.  You could set up the
software to send back instructions and a copy of their password
if they tried to post without a password.


- murr -




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