Email visible to all

Richie Bloss sneydblois at
Wed Aug 20 19:45:54 UTC 2014

Thanks I will work this from a different angle & try to contact someone
from the main lists page, perhaps they can remove references to my

Open shouldn't mean avail for spammers to grab your email.

On Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 6:00 PM, ∅ <carsrcoffins23 at> wrote:

> > I am
> > concerned that a security hole is present.
> It seems this is not consistent with the definitions one can find, such as:
> > When I did a Google search on my name yesterday an old post to the
> *mailing
> > list * dated 7/22/2013 appeared with my gmail id.
> It's obfuscated. Spammers are not likely to make much use out of it.
> If you're trying to hide your email from the Internet, then that may
> be a problem, but that's totally consistent with the ENTIRETY of
> Ubuntu's mailing lists. If you have a problem, you need to bring it to
> Ubuntu as a whole. There are ways around this given the software used
> (mailman), but it's not Lubuntu's fault. You should look at the main
> lists page and find some people to contact there:
> (yes, all those lists have this problem)
> > Also I can access the The Lubuntu-users Archives without any login
> process
> > & my along all other email (gmail) addresses is there for anyone to see.
> >  This seems like a large breach in security to me.  Am I incorrect?
> This is the default for mailman, actually. Not hard to fix, but it
> does need to be applied universally and Ubuntu as a whole would need
> to agree with it.
> Good luck,
> wxl
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