[Mailman-Developers] bugtraq submission warning: email address harvesting exploit

Chuq Von Rospach chuqui at plaidworks.com
Tue Nov 25 14:07:39 EST 2003


On Nov 25, 2003, at 11:03 AM, Barry Warsaw wrote:

>> I want to remind you about my graphical turing test I proposed as
>> solution:
>>
>> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/mailman-developers/2003-November/ 
>> 016082.html
>
> I'd consider something like that a new feature, and not likely to make
> it into the maintenance releases.
>

Fails ADA and accessibility requirements badly. I'd argue against any  
solution that fails such basic needs without any real way to fix it.

Better is to simply teach the archives not to distribute sensitive  
information at all. And a lot easier to implement, actually.





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