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Re: How to report spam (was Re: how do you protect from spammers in Debian lists?)

On Friday May 13 2005 9:50 am, Kamaraju Kusumanchi wrote:
> > Report spam instead.  Just hitting delete does nothing to solve
> > the problem.
> Could you explain how you would do that?
> Is it a lengthy process or just hitting a key or forwarding the
> spam email to another address?

Depends on how you do it.  You can learn how to sort through the 
headers on your own, or you can cheat and use http://www.spamcop.net/ 
to automate the process.

> How can I be sure that reporting spam indeed works?

Experience.  That part isn't something that can be taught.

> Is there any authority who monitors this list? 

Yeah, the listmasters, but go see http://lists.debian.org/...opennness 
is a policy of Debian.

Paul Johnson
Email and Instant Messenger (Jabber): baloo@ursine.ca

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