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Re: Spam in the lists out of control

Pascal Hakim <pasc@redellipse.net> writes:

> 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
> for posting.

People who read via the news gateway should also post via the news
gateway, which has its own whitelist.  (This is what I do.)  That
whitelist could be fed into the lists.debian.org whitelist, or the people
on it could be asked to sign up for both.  (I'd be happy to do that.)

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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