Posts to the list from multiple addresses

Thu, 27 Mar 2008 10:18:15 PDT
Michail non mi ha ancora risposto,deve mandarci ancora qualcosa? per i semi 
bx 167 sono stato veramente veloce se ne accorto anche Dell
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mary Sue Ittner" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, March 13, 2008 4:40 PM
Subject: [pbs] Posts to the list from multiple addresses

> Hi,
> Since this list has been hosted by ibiblio the amount of spam addressed to
> it has increased dramatically. As this happens we as administrators
> (Arnold, Diane, and me) have tried to cope with it and so has ibiblio. One
> of the changes that ibiblio is making as of next week is to discard all
> messages that come from addresses not subscribed to the list. In the past
> anyone writing to the list who was not subscribed would get a message
> telling them their note was not delivered since they were not a member of
> the list. Unfortunately the spammers would then send spam to the address
> that sent this message and soon the spam to this address was out of 
> control.
> At first we got all these messages delivered to our email addresses too,
> but finally that was too much so they are now held in a place where we can
> look at them. When those messages got to be 100s a day, ibiblio started to
> filter them as well so the number of those we have to look at has recently
> been reduced.  If one of those message came from one of you using an
> additional email address that was not the one you were subscribed under, 
> we
> could help. Now those messages will just be discarded automatically 
> without
> notice. So if you post to the group and you don't see that it appears,
> check first to be sure that you used the same address for the messages you
> receive. If you want to be able to post from multiple addresses you need 
> to
> let Arnold, Diane, and me know. We can add the extra addresses as approved
> addresses where you won't get messages but can send messages to our list. 
> A
> number of you have already given us extra addresses.
> Messages from people trying to reach members of this list from the 
> archives
> and looking for help we expect to be discarded automatically too. Diane 
> has
> proposed a way we could still see these messages, but we haven't heard 
> from
> ibiblio back to know if this is an alternative. This change will save us
> time, especially Diane, but will mean that there are people we will no
> longer be able to help. I think back to those early days of the Internet
> when you didn't need a firewall, didn't have to worry about viruses or
> other evil plans to steal your identity and/or wreck your computer, and
> when you didn't receive all kinds of messages you don't want to get.
> Mary sue
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