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From Saqib Ali <sa...@seagate.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] spam
Date Mon, 06 Oct 2003 16:21:06 GMT
OffTopic comment: I use yahoo to participate on many mailing list. Yahoo
is the best in filtering out the spam.

I also use a Filtering on my mail client.

Saqib Ali
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http://www.xml-dev.com

On Mon, 6 Oct 2003, Joshua Slive wrote:

> On Mon, 6 Oct 2003, Joe R wrote:
>
> > Folks - I subscribed to these two groups (users and modules) to ask a
> > simple question and, within about 12 hours of subscribing, started
> > getting spammed.
>
> Correlation != Causation.
>
>
> > This royally sucks - to this point I'd managed to keep
> > it out and I was hoping the apache lists, of all folks, would take some
> > measures to protect their list.
> >  If I ask for back messages from the list, do you HAVE to put
> > everybodys' email address in there?  Is there nothing the list owners
> > can do to keep spammers from getting at the subscribers' email
> > addresses?
>
> Sure.  Lots of things.  But all of them involve some sacrifice of the
> openness of the list, and all of them would be ineffective anyway, since
> there are many archives of the list, most of them not under apache.org
> control.
>
> This is a public list.  If you participate in a public list, you need to
> learn to deal with spam.  (One technique: use a different email address
> for your public correspondance.)
>
> Joshua.
>
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