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Subject: Re: Configuration of the List

Re: Configuration of the List

From: David Pedersen <dav-ped_at_frisurf.no>
Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2006 01:22:35 -0400

Hmm! Maybe that is why, my E-mail inbox floats over with spam recently. I
have been wonderingwhere it all came from... If anyone knows, how to
truncate the e-mail addresses on the list, I totally agree; we should have
it done!

----- Original Message -----
From: "Grant Hardy" <grant_hardy_at_telus.net>
To: "'Rockbox'" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Thursday, September 28, 2006 7:32 PM
Subject: Configuration of the List

> Hi All,
>
>
>
> Please let me discuss one of my ongoing complaints about this list which
> has
> never been addressed. When someone posts to the list, their Email address
> appears in FULL on the Rockbox Mail Archives page.
>
>
>
> Most list providers like Yahoo and FreeLists truncate an email address
> like
> email_at_domain.com to something like email_at_d.... Spammers have tools that
> enable them to search on Google or other search engines for Email
> addresses.
> Sure enough, if I type my own address into Google, the only results that
> appear are posts by myself to the Rockbox mailing list.
>
>
>
> Since subscribing to the list, I am getting flooded with spam and have had
> to switch to a secondary Email address. This is the only list I'm on
> where
> this is a problem. Could we please have this fixed? Some people might
> not
> receive spam, and some spam will unavoidably be from other sources other
> than this list, but it certainly doesn't help.
>
>
>
> Thanks,
>
>
>
> Grant
>
>
Received on 2006-09-29


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