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Re: st: Antispam message
We have not set anything like this up at this end.
p.s. We'll always accept yours, Richard, even if you don't reply!
Richard Williams wrote:
At 08:11 AM 4/19/2006, Seb Buechte wrote:
did anyone who posted to the list today receive an antispam message
requiring him or her to confirm that it was "really" him or her who
sent the message? I just got one and I am a bit surprised.
Yes. I can see the point of it, but I don't think it is the best thing
in the world if you are subscribed to lists where hundreds of
different people might be writing you! It is an annoyance to others,
plus you wonder if it is legit or is itself some kind of spamming or
phishing device. A digest format might be better if you have an
antispam program like that. It wouldn't surprise me if some
University or corporation has imposed this system on its users.
I assume it is legitimate though, since it is immediately replying to
messages I have actually sent. I went ahead and did as it requested.
If you don't do that, then I suspect you will receive a request every
time you send a Statalist message, unless maybe it just bans you after
a few non-responses.
Richard Williams, Notre Dame Dept of Sociology
OFFICE: (574)631-6668, (574)631-6463
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