spam issue

Andrew Zyman formisc at
Thu Mar 2 13:57:07 EST 2017

On Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 1:39:54 PM UTC-5, Chris Angelico wrote:
> 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.
> ChrisA

you mean on ?

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