Re: lists.debian.org vs google groups
Mike McCarty wrote:
Sumo Wrestler (or just ate too much) wrote:
My e-mail address is "rather uninviting" to spammers :)
Apropos of this, it could be done better.
has a valid domain,
Which is perfectly acceptable and necessary.
which results in actual sending and delivery
of an e-mail.
No it does not. If you were a spammer, would you want to send spam to
firstname.lastname@example.org? I think not.
Robots which mine this address will flood the net
with e-mails which must be discarded by earthlink.net.
I've received two spams in the month that I've been a subscriber (and
poster). Spammers are avoiding my e-mail like the plague.
A better solution to this is to use something like
To subscribe, an actual e-mail address must be submitted.
This results in the sender being unable to find the destination,
and eventually giving up on sending the email in the first
Just my $0.02 worth.