FW: dell.com mailing list memberships reminder

Brie Gordon brie.gordon at gmail.com
Tue Jul 1 06:43:24 CDT 2008

When you sign up they tell you: *Do not use a valuable password* as it will
occasionally be emailed back to you in cleartext.

Every mailing list I subscribe to that uses mailman does this.


Brie Gordon


On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 7:40 AM, David Partridge <partridgedv at comcast.net>

> Do not know if anyone else has seen email along this line, but it appears
> as
> though DELL has some very lax security policies if emailing account
> information unprotected is common practice.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mailman-bounces at lists.us.dell.com
> [mailto:mailman-bounces at lists.us.dell.com] On Behalf Of
> mailman-owner at dell.com
> Sent: Tuesday, July 01, 2008 6:05 AM
> To: partridgedv at comcast.net
> Subject: dell.com mailing list memberships reminder
> This is a reminder, sent out once a month, about your dell.com mailing
> list
> memberships.  It includes your subscription info and how to use it to
> change
> it or unsubscribe from a list.
> You can visit the URLs to change your membership status or configuration,
> including unsubscribing, setting digest-style delivery or disabling
> delivery
> altogether (e.g., for a vacation), and so on.
> In addition to the URL interfaces, you can also use email to make such
> changes.  For more info, send a message to the '-request' address of the
> list (for example, mailman-request at dell.com) containing just the word
> 'help'
> in the message body, and an email message will be sent to you with
> instructions.
> If you have questions, problems, comments, etc, send them to
> mailman-owner at dell.com.  Thanks!
> Passwords for partridgedv at comcast.net:
> List                                     Password // URL
> ----                                     --------
> linux-desktops at dell.com                  Richard
> http://lists.us.dell.com/mailman/options/linux-desktops/partridgedv%40comcas
> t.net<http://lists.us.dell.com/mailman/options/linux-desktops/partridgedv%40comcast.net>
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