[ILUG] Spam and more spam
Michele Neylon :: Blacknight Solutions
michele at blacknightsolutions.com
Tue Mar 2 22:58:55 GMT 2004
> > The argument of lowering the bar to posts messages perhaps lowers it too
> > much. How about a 'how to post to ILUG' web page with simple
> > instructions on how to subscribe. Perhaps even have a CGI post-to-ILUG
> > form where people can post directly onto the list without subscribing, a
> > bit like the ILUG tips forum. This means the bar is still low enough for
> > newbies to post to the list. The present situation of having 'the bar'
> > lying on the floor being trampled by spammers would then end and most
> > spam will be stopped unless the spammer makes the effort of either
> > subscribing or using the CGI form.
> I think that is a great idea
> particularly since most new users these days are more familiar and
> comfortable with bulletin boards and webmail than real email clients.
I agree entirely.
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