[Wolves] New member - narchive.com

Claire Robinson lug at sitesearcher.co.uk
Sun Aug 31 06:42:29 UTC 2014

On 30/08/14 21:07, Ron Wellsted wrote:
> Hi,
> We have had a person/organisation subscribe to all the mailing LUG
> mailing lists in the past couple of days.  We were subscribed to this
> morning.  This has resulted in a flurry of activity on the lugmaster
> list as this is being view with some suspicion as the given email
> address is xzxo at ml-in.narkive.net.  I have placed him in quarantine
> (nomail/mod) until I get some feedback from you, our members.
> This would not have popped up on the radar if he had used an address
> like wolveslug at ml-in.narckive.net.  What looks like a random string of
> chars always looks suspicious.
> Apparently, narchive (a usenet archive) is looking into expanding into a
> mailing list archive.
> As our list archives are publicly accessible so not sure why this is needed.
> Thoughts/comments please, unless I get some feedback, I will follow the
> other LUGmasters.
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I think it would have been more 'neighbourly' of them to give some
notice first, but it's an open mailing list so no reason to block them.
It may even help to raise the profile of linux or lugs or provide useful
information to somebody searching for answers.


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