delite me from your mailing list
matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Wed Jan 24 23:39:48 UTC 2007
Lawrence Rosen wrote:
> This whole experience concerns me on multiple levels. Why should we allow
> people (other than me and my friends, of course) ever to post repeated spam
> messages through some automatic script that they negligently invoke? And why
> should it be so easy for malicious people (Matthew Flaschen explicitly
> excepted) to unsubscribe third parties from this list? The whole thing
> sounds like a massive security breach. Thank God we're not running the
> Pentagon here.
I don't see how we could completely prevent scripting attacks. I guess
we could set a minimum time between posts, but that would just be
annoying and ultimately solve nothing.
I do agree that other malicious people shouldn't have the same rights I
do. ;) Seriously, that method still requires them to click a
confirmation link. As a test, I requested unsubscribe for you (Larry)
and me. Don't click any links, and we'll see if we hear from you again...;)
> Can't someone find a more sophisticated subscription and posting mechanism
> than this email list?
There must be some open source software...
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