Hehehehehe I made a rule from the email that forwards their email back to
them, from which they send a reply, and it forwards those back to them from
which they reply again.......and it loops.
I wonder who has the most disc space on their server? Hehehehe just
replaced mine last week with a RAID setup and LOTS of space...
Fine, you don't have to convince me... I'm just giving you a heads-up
because what you are doing is exactly what a denial-of-service attack is:
2) Aimed at denying service of their server by overflowing it
I'm just letting you know because you just documented that it's
intenational and that you will let it go until their server is down.
If you feel like you're safe, then keep doing it; I have no stake in the
It must have gotten the desired results. No more email from them in the last
few minutes... we will see. My goal was not to crash their system nor fill
it up. It was to let them know it was not configured properly... One email
didn't work. Neither did two, but that last batch sure did!
<snip> A college should know better than to send email like
Guess where the little tramp of late has been posting through? Something
called nym.alias which is tied to NYU and MIT. And I'll add that a lot of
spam routes through "xxx.edu". You are giving "institutions of higher
learning" too much credit.
Gee. I did that? I'm headed off to Highland Hardware and a wooturning
meeting afterwards. Probably be gone around 6 hours or so.... I wonder how
many emails I'll have in my trash folder by then?
I wonder if I should forward that spam folder to them as well? Nah...maybe
Gee, doesn't that sort of tie up the bandwidth or whatever, too?
I simply sent the listowner a short, polite message calling the situation to
his attention. As he gets similar messages from several others of us, I
think he will look into things and make a correction. My guess is that
someone has set things up so whenever some of us, who have recently posted
our displeasure with the "potty mouth" postings of late, make a post to the
rec. that post is dumped over to his list and then, as we are not members,
the error message is sent back. (I'm not a 'puter geek so this is just my
So did I (at 6:03 this morning). I suggested that if they
couldn't fix it there, that they either block rec.woodworking
inputs or block e-mail outputs to my domain. After four hours I
sent an e-mail to Dr. Herbert and suggested that a call from his
office might motivate an admin to install/activate an appropriate
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