Re: virus: Ben-Canaanite

Robin Faichney (
Sun, 4 May 1997 11:08:00 +0100

Drakir wrote:
>How do people end up subscribed to mailing lists without realising it?
>I joined the CoV list by clicking the button which said "Join Mailing
>List" or similar. How can one fail to be aware that they've joined an

There's a currently popular form of net abuse whereby people
subscribe others to dozens or hundreds of lists. Many lists
have now upgraded to systems that require confirmation before
subscribing someone. Hint, hint! :-)