alec.taylor6 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 18 20:00:49 CEST 2011
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My recommendation to you is to setup a different account for your
mailing-lists. Alternatively setup some mail rules.
On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 3:46 AM, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 3:37 PM, Ghodmode <ghodmode at ghodmode.com> wrote:
>> Make an effort to curb the spam even if it means killing the newsgroup
>> availability. Choose mailman or Google Groups, or another single
>> solution. Make it members only, but allow anyone to register with an
>> automated confirmation email and a CAPTCHA. Appoint a list admin who
>> has a few minutes each day to scan subjects of emails for spammers and
>> remove them from the members list.
> Unfortunately spammers can create email addresses very quickly, and
> CAPTCHAs are inherently weak (even the best of them are easily cracked
> by the Chinese human "botnets"). However, I wouldn't be against a
> system of spam filtering with three levels: Not Spam, gets straight
> onto the list; Definite Spam, gets deleted; and Dubious, which gets
> dropped into a mod's basket.
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