Re: OT - Frequency of unsolicited emails
On Sun, 11 Sep 2011 07:58:30 -0700, MR ZenWiz wrote:
> I've noticed since joining this list a number of weeks back that it is
> the only technical/OS discussion list to which I subscribe that
> frequently, as in one or more daily, ends up with emails in my spam
Yup, the more mailing lists you subscribe, the more chances to get your
inbox full of spam :-)
> Are we somehow more susceptible or less secure from spam than other
> lists, like Ubuntu users, CentOS users, GNOME users, etc. and if so,
> can't something be done about it?
I'd say we are the same as in any other open mailing list. Or even we are
less susceptible because Debian mailing lists lack for an archive (plain
text based mbox file).
> It's a minor annoyance, but really, on an OS discussion list?
> Just saying....
I use a dedicated e-mail for posting in mailing lists so I keep my main
inbox off of spam messages. True is that Gmail handles this reasonably