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ibm.net subscriber faking mail/subscriptions to list (was: Re: hmm..)
On Mon, 17 Nov 1997, Tim Harrison wrote: > On Mon, 17 Nov 1997, James D. Butt wrote: > > > Is it just me or.. > > > > I just received 2 "Welcome to nanog" messages and then this...a bounce.. > > Is someone playing with us? > > I just got a whole bunch more too. nanog being subscibed to different > mailing lists. > > Someone *is* playing with us. Someone from slip166-72-5-121.il.us.ibm.net is faking subscribe requests and mail to the list, as shown clearly in the firstname.lastname@example.org subscription and the email@example.com forgery. They are almost certainly behind the other items as well. If you dislike this, contact ibm.net. Please let's not have a huge thread of "me too!"s.