/usr/lib/newsbin/ctl/newgroup: `news at math.fu-berlin.de (Math Department)' tried (fwd)
mark at demon.co.uk
Fri Jan 15 01:32:56 PST 1993
You may be interested in this recent attempt to create a bogus newsgroup,
especially if you've been following recent discussion in sci.crypt.
According to news at dis.demon.co.uk....
> From dis.demon.co.uk!news Fri Jan 15 00:38:27 1993
> To: usenet at dis.demon.co.uk
> Subject: /usr/lib/newsbin/ctl/newgroup: `news at math.fu-berlin.de (Math Department)' tried
> Date: Fri, 15 Jan 93 0:33:57 GMT
> From: news at dis.demon.co.uk
> Sender: news at dis.demon.co.uk
> Message-ID: <9301150033.aa12907 at dis.demon.co.uk>
> /usr/lib/newsbin/ctl/newgroup: `news at math.fu-berlin.de (Math Department)' tried
> to create newsgroup `alt.fan.david-sternlight'.
> Request was refused: component exceeds 14 characters.
> Control: newgroup alt.fan.david-sternlight
> Newsgroups: alt.fan.david-sternlight.ctl,control
> Path: demon!pipex!bnr.co.uk!bnrgate!nott!torn!spool.mu.edu!yale.edu!ira.uka.de!math.fu-berlin.de!lkdfjilu!sternlight.com!nobody
> From: dsfc at sternlight.org
> Subject: newgroup alt.fan.david-sternlight
> Message-ID: <rezalevabgib12370 at sternlight.org>
> Sender: news at math.fu-berlin.de (Math Department)
> Organization: J. Random Site
> Date: Wed, 13 Jan 1993 20:14:32 GMT
> Approved: news
> Lines: 21
> one mo' time...
> For your newsgroups file:
> alt.fan.david-sternlight David Sternlight, sci.crypt crusader
> This group is designed for the praise of the wit and wisdom of our
> leader, David Sternlight, the man battling the evil use of
> cryptography wherever it may lie.
> The group is being created entirely for the use of the David
> Sternlight Fanclub, which holds the patent on this newsgroup and would
> be forced to sue if anyone else tried to use it. Indeed, we would be
> disgusted by the implicit lack of respect for intellectual property.
> Also, this newsgroup may not be imported or exported from any eastern
> block country in contravention of the ITARs.
> Thank you,
> The David Sternlight Fanclub
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