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Re: [SuSE Linux] hotmail.com
- From: zen@xxxxxxxxxxxxx (zens)
- Date: Sun, 6 Sep 1998 00:49:28 -0700 (PDT)
- Message-id: <Pine.LNX.3.96.980906004809.24386A-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
and on a side note, M$ uses Sun Microsystems hardware running Solaris for
their hotmail services, they attempted to run it on NT, but it couldnt
just thought somebody may find this interesting :)
On Sat, 5 Sep 1998, Steve Mills wrote:
> Don't forget who now owns Hotmail, the masters of web insecurity
> themselves, M$.
> Think they care what we contend with in spam? Uh...
> Check out Back Orifice for a real treat. With wrappers, every attachment is
> dangerous to a Win OS.
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> On 9/5/98, at 7:03 PM, Kevin Collins wrote:
> >---Michael Lankton <mlankton@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> I would encourage any list members using hotmail not to do so on this
> >> list. Most of my spam comes from hotmail accounts
> >To be fair, I would suspect most of the ones with hotmail.com return
> >addresses are forged bogus Hotmail addresses and is spewed from dial
> >up accounts. That is certainly my experience.
> >>and I'm finally
> >> adding the whole domain to my email filter. I'm sure I'm not the only
> >> one who has a spam problem.
> >Could you not tweak it further to still accept hotmail with [SuSE
> >Linux] in the subject? On a related note, A girlfriend of mine who
> >used a usa.net account on the road wondered why her mail to me was
> >bouncing. I found out the sysadmin my then ISP was totally filtering
> >out that domain without even bothering to tell the customers. I
> >cancelled service after getting into a debate about it with them.
> >These free web accounts get such a bad rap by being convenient targets
> >by spammers using them to forge a return address that doesn't in fact
> >exist, I hate to see legitimate mail get bounced merely by association.
> >Sorry to take up the bandwidth, just thought I could offer a
> >perspective. I get loads of spam too.
> >DO YOU YAHOO!?
> >Get your free @yahoo.com address at <A HREF="http://mail.yahoo.com"><A HREF="http://mail.yahoo.com</A">http://mail.yahoo.com</A</A>>
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