[SpamCop-List] Re: Wondering about how SpamCop works
nobody at devnull.spamcop.net
Sun Apr 30 17:40:37 EDT 2006
"Patty" <patty1515NOSPAM at gmail.com> wrote in message
news:cm25m1j5rlsr$.1klwcugqpm75l.dlg at 40tude.net...
> On Sun, 30 Apr 2006 12:34:21 -0700, Mike Easter wrote:
>> Mike Easter wrote:
>>> There are also such things as mailing lists which use poor
>>> list management processes, and thus can be 'manipulated' to
>>> sign up an
>>> address without a proper confirmatory process. That would
>>> result in a
>>> person who never signed up for a mailing list to be receiving
>>> list items without ever subscribing. If a SC reporter
>>> receives a
>>> mailing list to which s/he did not subscribe, s/he is not
>>> obligated to
>>> unsubscribe, any more than a spam recipient who receives spam
>>> obligated to unsub or request to be 'removed' from a
>>> spammer's list.
>> Majordomo at insulin-pumpers.org
>> // Welcome to the insulin-pumpers mailing list! //
>> There is no confirmatory email from the email address which
>> was website
>> subscribed to get to this point.
> I don't understand. We're supposed to wait for a response from
> confirming that they've joined after they get the Welcome
Yes. Please go back and read the mailing list links that were
provided, especially the parts about e-mail confirmation. You
might even try a Google on the phrase; it's very well known and
will get a lot of hits.
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