[Mailman-Users] Preventing abusive / malicious subscription requests

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Tue May 9 15:32:19 EDT 2017

On 05/08/2017 04:12 AM, Matthew Blissett wrote:
> Does anyone have any advice on preventing this abuse? Subscriptions
> require confirmation from the user, so manual approval won't help --
> there's still a notification that the request awaits manual approval. 
> Preventing sign-up from a dodgy IP is one option, perhaps directing
> users to email the list owner if they have been caught incorrectly --
> has anyone set up anything like this?

See the thread at
and other threads linked in posts from that thread.

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