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Subject: Re: [Fwd: EFF Mailing List Query]
From: J C Lawrence <claw @ kanga . nu>
Date: Mon, 24 Feb 2003 02:28:25 -0800
To: Tom Neff <tneff @ grassyhill . net>
Cc: list-managers @ greatcircle . com
In-reply-to: Message from Tom Neff <tneff @ grassyhill . net> of "Mon, 24 Feb 2003 04:57:35 EST." <329192406 . 1046062655 @ [192 . 168 . 254 . 79]>
References: <D2279798-47CE-11D7-AE70-0003934516A8 @ plaidworks . com> <3E59D69B . 9030708 @ queernet . org> <329192406 . 1046062655 @ [192 . 168 . 254 . 79]>

On Mon, 24 Feb 2003 04:57:35 -0500 
Tom Neff <tneff @
 grassyhill .
 net> wrote:

> I spam protect my lists by making them members only.  Simplest most
> effective technique I've found.

I found that header forging virus, and the newer trend toward header
forging spam were getting mail onto my member-sonly lists.  Not often to
be sure -- no more than a few per month -- but that was more than enough
for me (and this was a year ago; I suspect the situation is worse now).

-- 
J C Lawrence                
---------(*)                Satan, oscillate my metallic sonatas. 
claw @
 kanga .
 nu               He lived as a devil, eh?		  
http://www.kanga.nu/~claw/  Evil is a name of a foeman, as I live.


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