Re: WARNING: cu-seeme-l will expose your anon.penet.fi email account

Don Johnson (johnson@magicnet.net)
Fri, 01 Sep 1995 11:01:09 -0400


I got the same message but frankly I still don't know what it means. I don't
send anything anonymously. When I got the message I sent them back I didn't
want it! I guess that did a lot of good!

Don Johnson
johnson@magicnet.net

>Just yesterday I sent message to this list. As a reply I got
>message from anon.penet.fi anonymous mail services saying that I've
>been assigned anonymous mail account. This means, that copy of my
>mail went to address anxxxxx@anon.penet.fi.
>
>This is more serious that it first sounds. That anonymous recipient can
>expose anonymous mail accounts of everyone who sends mail to
>this list. He may have signed in this list twice so he will see normal
>copies AND anonymized copies of every message. It's just piece of cake to
>collect lists of mail addresses and corresponding anon accounts
>this way.
>
>To this list maintainer:
> PLEASE DON'T LET ANY ANONYMOUS ACCOUNTS ON THIS (OR ANY) MAILING LIST.
>
>To everybody:
> IF YOU HAVE ANON.PENET.FI ACCOUNT, DON'T SEND MAIL TO THIS LIST.
>
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