What can we do about all the spam that the list is getting?

Grant Edwards grante at visi.com
Thu Apr 17 20:30:18 CEST 2008


On 2008-04-17, Mark Shroyer <usenet-mail at markshroyer.com> wrote:

>>> So download a "real" NNTP client for whatever platform you're
>>> on and give its spam filter a shot; clearly Google is not
>>> interested in fighting spam itself.
>> 
>> Plonking anything posted via google.groups is the simplest
>> answer.
>
> Yes, but it's hard to give him that advice with a straight
> face until I've convinced him to stop using Google Groups to
> begin with ;)

When using Google Groups can one kill all posts made via Google
Groups?  Presuming he has no burning need to see his own posts
(something that can't be said for everybody in the history of
Usenet), it might still be a viable approach.

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