Managing Google Groups headaches

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at
Fri Nov 29 15:41:35 CET 2013

On 29/11/2013 00:46, Arif Khokar wrote:
> On 11/28/2013 1:50 PM, Michael Torrie wrote:
>> On 11/28/2013 11:37 AM, rusi wrote:
>>> 2. All kinds of people hop onto the list. In addition to genuine ones
>>> there are
>>>     spammers, trolls, dicks, nuts, philosophers, help-vampires etc etc.
>> What they have in common is usenet.  Ditching usenet would solve both
>> problems.
> The problem could also be solved through client side filtering (i. e.,
> killfiles).  I usually killfile posters who crosspost to unrelated
> groups (which filters 99% of the spam that comes through).  I'm sure
> that the usenet/email gateway could be configured to filter such posts
> on the server side so those who read this list via email won't have
> those problems.

Read through gmane, it's effectively spam free.

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Mark Lawrence

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