Spamming of NANOG list members

William Herrin bill at
Fri May 24 15:14:47 UTC 2019

On Fri, May 24, 2019 at 8:08 AM Anne P. Mitchell, Esq. <amitchell at>

> Question:  Is the member list with email addresses public??  Otherwise,
> one has to wonder how they got these addresses?

Everyone who posts does so with an email address that becomes known to
everyone who subscribes and published everywhere someone publicly archives
the messages. It's common practice by spammers to harvest addresses by
subscribing to mailing lists.

Bill Herrin

William Herrin
bill at
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