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Re: [opensuse] Spam and this and other mailing lists
  • From: Randall R Schulz <rschulz@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 5 Jun 2008 18:29:50 -0700
  • Message-id: <200806051829.50140.rschulz@xxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 05 June 2008 18:13, Carlos E. R. wrote:
The Thursday 2008-06-05 at 17:09 -0700, Randall R Schulz wrote:


The bottom line is that organizations that run big server farms
keep a close eye on their resource usage and utilization patterns.
If necessary, extreme prejudice can be used to deflect
inappropriate access...

Of course :-)

Well, if the other side is interested in getting info they shouldn't,
they can ignore the robot.txt file and do the scan slowly, so as not
to be so intrusive ;-)

Even wget has options for that. The server thinks it is normal
traffic, unless they do analysis on the pattern.

"Information wants to be free!"

And there are many who want to spring it!!

Carlos E. R.

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