Finally had to plonk google gorups.

Mike Driscoll kyosohma at
Wed Apr 16 10:26:18 EDT 2008

On Apr 16, 9:19 am, Grant Edwards <gra... at> wrote:
> This morning almost half of c.l.p was spam.  In order to try to
> not tar both the benign google group users and the malignant
> ones with the same brush, I've been trying to kill usenet spam
> with subject patterns.  But that's not a battle you can win, so
> I broke down and joined all the other people that just killfile
> everything posted via google.groups.
> AFAICT, if you're a google groups user your posts are not being
> seen by many/most experienced (read "non-google-group") users.
> This is mainly the fault of google who has refused to do
> anything to stem the flood of span that's being sent via Google
> Groups.
> --
> Grant Edwards                   grante             Yow! I would like to
>                                   at               urinate in an OVULAR,
>                                  porcelain pool --

Yeah, I noticed that Google Groups has really sucked this week. I'm
using the Google Groups Killfile for Greasemonkey now and it helps a
lot. I like Google, but my loyalty only goes to far. This is a
complete lack of customer service.


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