[Mailman-Users] How to change configs for ALL lists?

Terri Oda terri at zone12.com
Tue Jan 12 19:47:20 CET 2010

Elaine Ashton wrote:
> Well, what concerns me is that the spammers are going at these mass subscriptions via the web interface and it may become a game of whack-a-mole banning domains and IPs. Are there any plans to make the web form subscription more of a hurdle for spammers, e.g. captcha, etc?

I'm not a big believer in captcha's (advances in tech have made a lot of 
them trivially easy to in an automated way, making them annoying to 
users for little gain) but it might be worth thinking about a plug in 
architecture for this in mm3 in case something better does come up, or 
so people can enjoy their placebos...

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