> Or, if you prefer a smaller URL: http://tinyurl.com/24lel
I'll be damned.
THANK YOU for getting to the bottom of this.
As of opening this URL, I official retract all my previous statements that
I'd never heard of the list. That WAS me. Sorry.
I had no clue when I posted that bug report that I'd be hurting myself
more than helping others. It's a shame what the spammers have done to the
intrnet. Hopefully tar was at least fixed.
> 5. There's no evidence that anyone deliberately sold your address to
> spammers. Certainly, it's highly unlikely that anyone officially
> connected with FreeBSD would ever do something like that.
At this point, I believe you, and apologize to the whole list for thinking
freebsd sold my address.
(But not for posting to the list, since I didn't know that's what I was
> Please direct your ire in a more appropriate direction.
Okay.... How bout them republicans? <kidding>
> 4. You chose to use an address variant that's tied closely to your regular
> address. Thus, when the variant address was compromised, you can't
> disable it without also disabling your regular email address.
I can. I just make a procmail filter for that variant to go directly to my
I'm still glad I at least know why this happened. Thanks.
P.S. I'd say it's still freebsd's fault for having a bug in tar...
Over. And out.
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