Why does this group have so much spam?
nobody at nowhere.com
Sun Aug 30 20:13:38 CEST 2009
On Sun, 30 Aug 2009 11:18:35 +0200, David wrote:
>> So much of it could be removed even by simple keyword filtering.
> I think there is only one final solution to the spam pestilence: a tiny tax
> on email and posts.
> Spammers send hundreds of thousands of emails/posts a day and a tax of
> 0.0001$ each does not harm normal users but discurages spammers.
Apart from the impossibility of implementing such a tax, it isn't going to
discourage spammers when the tax will be paid by the owner of the
compromised PC from which they're sending their spam.
If you want to avoid usenet spam and don't want to filter it yourself,
find a provider with more aggressive spam filter. Ultimately, it's up to
the person running the news server as to which posts they will or will not
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