Stephanie da Silva said...
|A number of people seem to be forgetting that abuse was done during the
|information gathering. I seem to recall various site admin-types getting
|distressed because large loads were being put on their listservers from
|multiple "who" commands done on lists with large numbers of subscribers.
OK, but unless I misunderstood something, it was
unintentional "abuse", and it was stopped when
the complaints came in, and they committed to fix
those problems before even considering restarting.
|And yes, there was intent to use the information. An intent which some
|people objected very strongly to.
And their reaction to those objections was?