steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info
Fri Aug 19 04:23:09 CEST 2011
Alain Ketterlin wrote:
> "Jason Staudenmayer" <jasons at adventureaquarium.com> writes:
>> I really like this list as part of my learning tools but the amount of
>> spam that I've been getting from it is CRAZY. Doesn't anything get
>> scanned before it sent to the list?
> I'm using nntp to read this newsgroup (through an academic server).
> No spam at all.
I'm also using nntp (Usenet) and see very little spam. There was a flurry of
about ten *extremely* obnoxious pr0n spams in a row, and the occasional odd
one here or there, but generally I see hardly any.
It is ironic that some people say that the solution to the spam problem is
to move to Google Groups, because most of the spam comes *from* Google
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