Why does this group have so much spam?

Grant Edwards invalid at invalid
Wed Sep 2 16:08:42 CEST 2009

On 2009-09-02, Steven D'Aprano <steven at REMOVE.THIS.cybersource.com.au> wrote:
> On Wed, 02 Sep 2009 02:16:27 -0400, Terry Reedy wrote:
>> Steven D'Aprano wrote:
>>>> I have read more that one person advocating leaving one's wi-fi base
>>>> open for anyone to use as the 'neighborly' thing to do.
>>> That's a different kettle of fish. You don't do anybody any harm by
>>> paying for Internet access for your neighbours (and anyone driving down
>>> the street with a laptop and wi-fi).
>> Unless the 'neighbor' is your friendly local spam or malware
>> merchant ;-)
> Since they're sending spam through your account, it's the same
> as you sending the spam, and you're responsible for it.

Nobody said anything about allowing anybody to "send spam
through your account".

Grant Edwards                   grante             Yow! !  Everybody out of
                                  at               the GENETIC POOL!

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