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closing mailing lists (was: spamcop)

On 21.09.06 12:39, Stephen wrote:
> It's not appropriate in my view, to allow anyone to post to debian-user,
> without first subscribing. Apparently, anyone can post to debian-user,
> without needing to do that step. I don't buy the argument that it's too
> much of a hurdle to expect a newbie to debian to subscribe --
> Subscribing to e-mail lists is done pretty much everywhere, so it's an
> expected task, by pretty much anyone using them.

I have already seen spammer subscribed to the mailing list just to push the
spam into it. We may expect more, as lists will become more closed. I don't
think that closing mailing lists is the right way to fight against spam.

Matus UHLAR - fantomas, uhlar@fantomas.sk ; http://www.fantomas.sk/
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Varovanie: na tuto adresu chcem NEDOSTAVAT akukolvek reklamnu postu.
On the other hand, you have different fingers. 

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