Re: Spam in the lists out of control
On Mon, May 10, 2004 at 12:06:30PM +0200, J?r?me Marant wrote:
> Santiago Vila <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > lists.debian.org *already* runs spamassassin, and it already eliminates
> > most of the spam which is sent to the lists.
> > The problem is: There is also a huge amount of spam which spamassassin
> > does not caught. Enough (IMHO) to consider seriously closing the lists.
> Currently listmasters provide a white list, so closing lists would make
>From my personal experience, closing lists results in people not wanting
to post on them anymore. When I have a look there are a huge number of
valid messages coming through that are not from people in the whitelist
or subscribed to the list, whether it is because they read the list on a
news gateway, or using different emails for receiving mail traffic, and