spam issue

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Thu Mar 2 13:39:39 EST 2017

On Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 5:31 AM, Cholo Lennon <chololennon at> wrote:
> Google groups act like a "web frontend" for nntp protocol (on which this
> group is based). I suppose Google doesn't filter spam messages in its
> interface. Try using a newsreader like Mozilla Thunderbird and point it to a
> news server. In my case I use "", it's free and it doesn't have
> spam. The only minor problem is its retention policy (a couple of months or
> so, but any newsreader can cache messages in your computer the time you
> want)

Or the mailing list, depending on how you like to read things. The
list has some additional filtering and moderation, which I appreciate.


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