11.0256 online matters

Humanist Discussion Group (humanist@kcl.ac.uk)
Mon, 8 Sep 1997 19:04:44 +0100 (BST)

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 11, No. 256.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

[1] From: Michael Kessler <mkessler@ceres.sfsu.edu> (15)
Subject: Spamming

[2] From: Hartmut Krech <kr538@zfn.uni-bremen.de> (12)
Subject: Re.: Why online ?/HUMANIST

Date: Fri, 5 Sep 1997 11:43:48 -0800
From: Michael Kessler <mkessler@ceres.sfsu.edu>
Subject: Spamming

On 5 Sep 97 at 19:23, Humanist Discussion Group wrote:

> For e-mail security all I do now is to
> keep adding spammers' addresses to my Eudora filtering mechanism,
> redirecting all unwanted mail to the trash folder. Is this not enough?

My experience with spammers is that they use fake addresses, sometimes using
an innocent user's address. Rarely will a reply to <abuse@sender's address>
result in more than a mail daemon message teeling me that the address is

Michael Kessler voice (415) 338-1662
College of Humanities mailto:MKessler@ceres.sfsu.edu
San Francisco State University FAX (415) 338-7030
1600 Holloway Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94132

Date: Mon, 08 Sep 1997 15:35:57 +0100
From: Hartmut Krech <kr538@zfn.uni-bremen.de>
Subject: Re.: Why online ?/HUMANIST

Dear Dr. McCarty

Thank you always for the inspiration shared in your contributions
to HUMANIST. They are very helpful. As to a recent discussion on
HUMANIST: Could it be that neither discerning (Plato) nor critique
(Bayle), but reflection essentially is the Royal Art ? Though each
is only half the story. Just a thought...

Thanks again.

Dr. Hartmut Krech
Buddestrasse 15
D-28215 Bremen

Ph/Fx +49-421-355 755
eMail kr538@zfn.uni-bremen.de

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