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Re: Google creates SPAM haven
From: Stan Bubrouski <stan.bubrouski () gmail com>
Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2006 12:48:13 -0500

On 2/11/06, Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu <Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu> wrote:
On Sat, 11 Feb 2006 12:32:43 EST, Stan Bubrouski said:
you up for groups you don't want to be in, your messages get posted to
Google groups without your permission, along with your code etc...

Messages and code being reposted is hardly a Google-specific problem.


hehe no doubt

It's a potential problem *anytime* you hit that 'Send' button.


Yeah but typically lists and whatnot these days require confirmation,
Google just blindly subscribes you when anyone requests it, I'm
assuming, since I didn't subscribe to any of the hacker or porn groups
I have to keep removing myself from.  Frankly if some Indian hacker
group thinks of me as l33t they have no idea what they're talking
about ;-)

-sb
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