[Mailman-Users] Who sees "real names"?

Peter Shute pshute at nuw.org.au
Sun Jun 14 06:16:09 CEST 2015

Thanks, I think we're safe from all those methods, but I also think it would be safer to leave the name blank, just in case something changes.

Peter Shute

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> On 14 Jun 2015, at 9:49 am, Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:
>> On 06/13/2015 02:04 PM, Peter Shute wrote:
>> I've had a request to join our list under a false name. If I enter their real name in the Member Name field so I can tell who they are, who else can ever see that? The member controls the display name used in list messages, don't they?
> The member's real_name attribute can be exposed in various ways.
> 1) The results of the email who command
> 2) The web roster beginning in 2.1.19 if the site allows it
> 3) The display name in a Munge From or Wrap Message From: if the
> original post has no display name.
> If the list's Privacy options... -> Subscription rules -> private_roster
> is set to List Admin Only, then only someone authenticated as admin can
> see 1) or 2).
> If the list's from_is_list setting is No (this setting is deprecated and
> should normally be No, use Privacy options... -> Sender filters ->
> dmarc_moderation_action instead) and the user's address in not in a
> domain with a domain with a DMARC reject or quarantine policy, then 3)
> is probably OK, but it's only certain if neither from_is_list nor
> dmarc_moderation_action is Munge From or Wrap Message.
> -- 
> Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>        The highway is for gamblers,
> San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan
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