Spam is getting far worse
Wed, 9 Jan 2002 01:28:33 -0800 (PST)
frankly this griping about the spam has generated more messages for me to
delete then the all the spam that I get each day (from all sources)
can we just drop the discussion?
On Tue, 8 Jan 2002, Fred Richards wrote:
> Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2002 20:53:39 -0500
> From: Fred Richards <Toril@twcny.rr.com>
> To: "email@example.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: Spam is getting far worse
> Hey Guys,
> I love this list too. Sorry I haven't posted much, just started
> playing with iptables. But you folks sure do answer alot of my
> questions before I ask them. I work for an ISP, the netfilter stuff
> comes in handy with programming routers, understanding networking on a
> packet level. I also do some minor unix administration, and use linux
> all the time at home. (Actually, at work too). Anyhow, recently, we
> "fixed" one of our lists from spam by making some type of rule where you
> can only post to the list if you're subscribed to it, or something. I
> don't know how it was implemented, but I can get the details tomorrow,
> if someone would like. Does this sound feasable? Anyone else have any
> further experience with it? I usually disregard spam, and delete it
> immidiately if not sooner, but that last one urked me as well. Just my
> -- Fred
> Eyes to the Skies. wrote:
> >Yeah this is getting worse. I've even gotten a few of the html ones
> >(python video) which crash my reader.
> >I like this list, i'd hate to unsubscribe from it. A list manager should
> >do just that... Please start doing so, or i guess a boatload of us are
> >just going to unsubscribe.
> >Don't take this as me trying to tell you how to do the job, just
> >suggestions.. I mean, this is BAD.
> >NO RESPONSE NEEDED