PC-to-UNIX... (fwd)

Leeland Artra leeland at u.washington.edu
Thu Jun 4 10:57:53 PDT 1998


Debbie Schwartz wrote:
> I'm curious - is this sort of advertised an approved use
> of the Seattle Sage mailing list?

No it is not an approved use. It was, in fact, a SPAM attack (so far
only one..knock on wood). Hal Miller is working on getting a SPAM
filter in place and will begin collecting addresses we want to kill.

I am taking up the issue with the company that did this unsolicited
attack. Yes, I do consider this an attack. They used resources, CPUs,
Disk Space, and bandwidth that have very restrictive use policies.


//Leeland Artra                    University of Washington
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