[Nut-upsuser] nut mailing-list user by spammers

Jean Delvare khali at linux-fr.org
Mon Feb 1 07:56:11 UTC 2010

Hi Michel,

On Mon, 1 Feb 2010 08:02:04 +0100, Michel Bouissou wrote:
> FYI, I started receiving spam to the email address I use only for this 
> mailing-list, about one week after I posted a couple messages onto it.
> So the nut mailing-list is definitely used by spammers for email addresses 
> harvesting :-(

No, the spammers aren't using the list itself. But the list is archived
publicly at http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/nut-upsuser/ and
possibly other places, and spammers harvest e-mail addresses on the
web. The only way around would be to stop archiving the list, but list
archives happen to be very valuable for users, so that's hardly

Jean Delvare

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