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Re: Spam-Problem with linux.debian.user.german

On 2008-09-29 17:46 +0200, Klaus Ethgen wrote:

> I had posted a followup to linux.debian.user.german. Now I got a very
> strange mail from a italian host telling me that the post was canceled
> and that I have to subscribe a mailing list.

You don't have to do that, although it is recommended that you subscribe
to the whitelist mailing list¹.

> What the hell is that about? I did not post to any mailing list. I did
> post to a nntp group. I do not want to subscribe to one another mailing
> list when there is a nntp group available. Mailing lists are as bad as
> this forum stuff. For all and ever a new account with a new password.[0]

Err, are you aware that the linux.debian.user.german newsgroup is
nothing else than a gatewayed mailing list, namely
debian-user-german@lists.debian.org?  And where did you subscribe to it?

> However, back to the question. Is that a official mail for whatever
> reason ever or is that spam that try to get me on a pishing page?

Please forward that mail, then somebody can tell you.

¹ http://lists.debian.org/whitelist/

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