[yapc] FYI - Mailman privacy alert

Joshua McAdams joshua.mcadams at gmail.com
Wed Jun 21 08:13:49 PDT 2006

Yeah, I had some people who didn't accept the first time I had
subscribed them and then they realized that they wanted to be on the
list.  I just re-ran everyone through to give people a second chance
to get on.

On 6/21/06, Jeff Bisbee <jbisbee at gmail.com> wrote:
> We kind of have a crude was of signing folks up for the yapc mailing
> list so my appologies for those of you getting these privacy alerts.
> You'll get one if you register to YAPC and you're already on the
> mailing list with the same address.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> An attempt was made to subscribe your address to the mailing list
> yapc at pm.org.  You are already subscribed to this mailing list.
> Note that the list membership is not public, so it is possible that a bad
> person was trying to probe the list for its membership.  This would be a
> privacy violation if we let them do this, but we didn't.
> If you submitted the subscription request and forgot that you were already
> subscribed to the list, then you can ignore this message.  If you suspect that
> an attempt is being made to covertly discover whether you are a member of this
> list, and you are worried about your privacy, then feel free to send a message
> to the list administrator at yapc-owner at pm.org.
> --
> Jeff Bisbee / jbisbee at gmail.com / jbisbee.com
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