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Re: Posting the NFC Digest

Not only do I think this is a good idea, Sajjad, but I think it is a need.
One of the reasons the list was set to allow only members to post is to
avoid that unwaranted spam.  By posting the adresses to the newsgroup,
this completely defeats that.  

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On Sun, 20 Sep 1998, Sajjad Lateef wrote:

> Hi all,
> 	As discussed on the NFC list, Martin Moore has been posting the
> NFC digest on the newsgroups. This probably has helped increase NFC
> awareness in the internet community (NFC members > 400, per Robert Rice)
> 	This, unfortunately, has had some side effects. My current load of
> spam (unsolicited commercial email) has increased. I write to NFC without
> falsifying my return email address. I suspect that this increase is
> because my email address is being posted on the newsgroups as is. 
> 	I suggest that the email addresses in the digest be changed a bit
> (obfuscated). I can write a short program that will obfuscate any email
> addresses in the NFC digest. Once the digest has been subject to
> obfuscation, it can be posted on the newsgroups without concern. 
> 	If this is all right with everybody, Martin and I could take this
> off-list and hash out the details. This can also be discussed in the NFC
> chat tonight at 8:00 CDT. I am already in front of the 'puter and don't
> have any other plans :)
> Sajjad
> --
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