[Mailman-Users] a question about unadvertised lists and spam

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Fri Jun 1 02:23:09 CEST 2007

Dennis Morgan wrote:
>My question is - are spamers able to pick up lists from the default (but
>not easily accessible) default mailman listinfo page and start
>bombarding us with spam on all lists? Or should I set the "Advertise
>this list" option to "no" for the lists on the default listinfo page?

My opinion, based on only anecdotal observation is that it doesn't
matter. The spammers will get your list addresses from spyware on your
list member's computers (it only takes one).

Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

More information about the Mailman-Users mailing list