[TAG] Closed account question
rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Apr 17 04:44:30 MSD 2006
Quoting Benjamin A. Okopnik (ben at linuxgazette.net):
> [ Forwarded to TAG for possible additional comment ]
Here was my direct reply:
Date: Sun, 16 Apr 2006 17:23:59 -0700
To: RJ Burke <rjburke at telus.net>
Cc: tag-owner at lists.linuxgazette.net
Subject: Re: Closed account question
Reply-To: tag-owner at lists.linuxgazette.net
Quoting RJ Burke (rjburke at telus.net):
> I've been unable to solve the problem of separating TAG replies from
> the waves of spam that we battle every day. Since the TAG replies
> come from previously unknown addresses, we can't "white list" them.
> Since they're unknown senders, they're automatically blacklisted and
If you need the list's complete membership roster, it's accessible to
you at http://lists.linuxgazette.net/mailman/listinfo/tag , at any time.
> I've raised this question before, but nothing was done.
TAG was moved from T.R. Flockhart's mail host to mine a couple of years
ago: I don't remember seeing any query since that time (don't know
about before that), and make a point of answering all queries.
> Perhaps a login readers' forum is a better format?
You are free to start one.
Me, I refuse to hide from spammers. And I loathe Web forums. I do
quite well, statistically speaking, at detecting and rejecting it at my
MTA during the incoming SMTP transaction; the main residual problem is
actually 419 and phishing financial frauds.
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