The decision to close Full-Disclosure Mailing List
John Cartwright said "I always assumed that the turning point would be a sweeping request for
large-scale deletion of information that some vendor or other had taken
I never imagined that request might come from a researcher
within the 'community' itself.
Having spent a fair amount of time dealing with complaints from a
particular individual (who shall remain nameless) I realised that I'm
In response Andrew Wallace said "Full-Disclosure Mailing List was being used against private sector, public sector, academia
and individuals and little was done to remove things that shouldn't be
in enough time.
The list was nothing to do with responsible or
full disclosure. True responsible and full disclosure can happen
elsewhere from now on."