dealing with dictionary attacks

Scott Silva ssilva at
Mon Mar 12 17:15:16 CET 2007

Res spake the following on 3/12/2007 3:20 AM:
> On Sat, 10 Mar 2007, shuttlebox wrote:
>> On 3/10/07, Res <res at> wrote:
>>> Thank you shuttle, you have just proved what I set out to do.. prove
>>> that
>>> the OK to be OT is very selective around here.
>> You're always giving people a hard time when they are not up to your
>> high standards so it's kind of surprising to me that you of all people
>> ask for more OT leeway.
> I'm not asking for any leeway, OT = OT, my point was made, that being
> some people seem to think some unrelated to MailScanner crud is OK,
> where other unrelated topics are not.
>> And I am kind of forced to read this since I'm subscribed to this
>> otherwise excellent list and several of you often post technically
> No one said remove yourself, I said filter me, if your email providor
> can not do that, then I think it's time to maybe use your own service
> where you have direct control.
>> delete them  without reading or at least looking at them first.
> Sure you can, if you know how to work filters, look in the message ID, I
> only use this client in this group.
>> The broadest definition of spam I know of is simply unwanted mail and
>> this is definitely that to me.
> rubbish, Spam = unsolicited commercial or broadcast email, you
> voluntarily subscribed to this list, therefore you accept any and all
> posted content from the list, if you so desire not to, then you filter
> said person.
So I can start posting those Vi#@$ra ads?


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