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Topic: Off Topic: E-Mail Security in this Group
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Off Topic: E-Mail Security in this Group
Posted: Mar 29, 2011 7:05 AM
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It appears that one's full e-mail address is exposed to the Internet
whenever one posts to this group because it is a 'Google front end'
for a Usenet group. (Oddly, Google gives me a warning to this effect
when I try to post a REPLY to an existing message, but NOT when I
start a new thread.) There's a nice discussion of this issue at
"Discussion>Google Groups Basics>security when using usenet groups"
that recommends, in particular, using disposable e-mail addresses (not
so easy when you already have a Google account). Yet I see a lot of
people using what are apparently real e-mail addresses (masked by
Google, of course) on this group.

So my question is this: How have you folks solved this problem (if
indeed there is one) and avoided spammers? -- JCW

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