[UFO Chicago] Chicago FreeBSD site - spam harvester?

Brian Sobolak brian at planetshwoop.com
Thu Jan 6 17:04:00 CST 2005

Josef Grosch said:
> On Thu, Jan 06, 2005 at 02:58:27PM -0600, Brian Sobolak wrote:
>> Hola -
>> I was going to write the guys behind the FreeBSD handbook today and
>> suggest that we add UFO to the list.  There's been a Chicago FreeBSD
>> user
>> group for forever, though I don't think it's been active in my lifetime
>> with FreeBSD (last 4 - 5 years).
>> <http://chifug.org>
>> It appears to be now though.  The odd thing is that the
>> "info at chifug.org"
>> email address not even sort of subtlely points to info at sbip.org.  That
>> domain also looks very fake.  Whois info for both domains is sketchy at
>> best, and the people certainly don't live anywhere in or near Chicago.
>> Anyone heard of this group at all?  If not, I'm going to recommend to
>> the
>> BSD handbook people that it gets pulled.
>> brian
> Sigh!
> Hello, some of you might know me. I am the co-founder of BAFUG and past
> president. I used to live in Chicago. I registered this domain several
> years ago but it lapsed and when I went to re-register it again it had
> been
> snagged by a porn site owner. Doh! The registration expires in May of this
> year and I will try and grab it back. If I am successful I will be happy
> to
> let a legitimate FreeBSD user group use the domain. I will even host the
> domain for said user group.

ok - I'll write the handbook group and ask them to take it down in the

Thanks for writing back.


Brian Sobolak

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