Are spams on comp.lang.python a major nuisance?

Aaron "Castironpi" Brady castironpi at gmail.com
Sat Sep 27 15:10:20 CEST 2008


On Sep 27, 7:28 am, "Dotan Cohen" <dotanco... at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2008/9/27 Aaron Castironpi Brady <castiro... at gmail.com>:
>
> >> I think in June and July they were selling watches a lot which I
> >> haven't noticed recently.
>
> > Gucci 104 G-Bandeau Watches - Gucci Watches Discount Rolex Oyster
> > Perpetual Lady Datejust Pearlmaster 18kt Yellow Gold Diamond Ladies
> > Watch 80318C
> > Cartier Must 21 Watches - Cartier Watches Discount
>
> > I speak too soon.
>
> If we start blocking users who have no previous posts and then post
> many new messages at once, then we wll just push the spammers to forge
> active list users and reply to threads. That would be a worse
> situation then we are in now. I say leave well enough alone.
>
> Read about the Brain Blood Barrier
> (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brain_Blood_Barrier) for an example in
> nature where although a method to stop an attacker exists, it is not
> overused to prevent the attacker from becoming more powerful.
>
> --
> Dotan Cohen
>
> http://what-is-what.comhttp://gibberish.co.il
> א-ב-ג-ד-ה-ו-ז-ח-ט-י-ך-כ-ל-ם-מ-ן-נ-ס-ע-ף-פ-ץ-צ-ק-ר-ש-ת
>
> ä-ö-ü-ß-Ä-Ö-Ü

Yow!  I forgot the radiolabeled polyethylene glycol coated
hexadecylcyanoacrylate nanospheres!

CMIIW correct me if I'm wrong.  Google Groups is a Usenet/c-l-py
gateway.  Other gateways aren't contributing to spam.  What are they
doing that G-Groups is not?



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