Spam on birding-aus

Subject: Spam on birding-aus
From: Koren Mitchell <>
Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2005 09:26:37 +0800
Hi Bill, Lawrie et al,

I suspect that spammers may be targeting both the list address and individual addresses. When I look at the header information of the most recent spam messages (there have been a few in the last day), they have clearly been sent to the list, not to me individually. Like most people I suspect, I don't usually read spam so I haven't looked at this previously.

Lawrie, have a look at the header information of the next spam message you get at home and see whether it was sent to you or to the list (I'm assuming that your home address isn't subscribed to the list).

Russell, what measures are in place (by you or Vicnet) to prevent spammers from sending to the list? (I guess preventing them from harvesting addresses from the archives is harder).

Cheers, Koren

Koren Mitchell
Hong Kong
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