GenMassachusetts-L ArchivesArchiver > GenMassachusetts > 1998-07 > 0901544970
From: Albert and Betty Thomas <>
Subject: Re: Spam Mail
Date: Mon, 27 Jul 1998 09:09:30 -0400
At 06:18 AM 7/27/98 EDT, wrote:
>This seems to be a fairly new problem. Have the spammers figured out a new
>gimmick to get around security?
>With the large number of lists easily subscribable at rootsweb, its a
wonder we don't get more spam on all lists. How hard is it to
subscribe--send the spam----and unsubscribe--two or three minutes tops I bet!!
Most of the lists are closed and as far as I know the above is the only way
they can do it.
New England Chorale http://www.geocities.com/Paris/9320
Boylston Historical Society http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Prairie/7688
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Genesee, NY http://www.rootsweb.com/~nygenese
Wyoming, NY http://www.rootsweb.com/~nywyomin
Columbia, NY http://www.rootsweb.com/~nycolumb
Worcester, MA http://www.rootsweb.com/~maworce