OT: Was: Re: Invitation to connect on LinkedIn

Bhavani Shankar R bhavi at ubuntu.com
Tue Mar 3 07:05:56 UTC 2009

On Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 12:30 PM, Gilles Gravier <gilles at gravier.org> wrote:

> Hi!
> Bhavani Shankar R wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 11:50 AM, Nils Kassube <kassube at gmx.net
> > <mailto:kassube at gmx.net>> wrote:
> >
> >     Paige Thompson wrote:
> >     > I blame the list, this email never should have gotten to here.
> >
> >     What? You let linkedin send spam to everybody in your addressbook on
> >     your behalf and  instead of sending an apology you blame the list for
> >     receiving your junk?
> >
> >
> > +1 piage.. If the list is moderated well it wouldnt have got in......
> Just a bit of administration detail here... Most well administered lists
> are configured to not receive mail if it doesn't come from a registered
> member.
> Thing is... when you send a LinkedIn invite, it comes from your e-mail
> address. So list filters let it go in.
> You don't start configuring your mailing list for blacklists of words in
> subject lines or bodies of messages or else you might end up blocking
> somebody's legitimate mail discussing, say, access to LinkedIn
> web-site's Javascript features from Firefox on Ibex...
> So the list COULDN'T block a LinkedIn invitation even if it was (it is)
> configured to not let non members send.
Okay thanks... Its more of a practical problem... Understood.....

Bhavani Shankar.R
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