On Mon, Apr 4, 2011 at 12:09 PM, Phillip Gawlowski
<cmdjackryan / googlemail.com> wrote:
> All,
>
> I don't know about you, but the amount of spam received via the Usenet
> group is getting tiresomes.

What NNTP provider are you using?  I can see the spam via Google
Groups but I don't see it via my private NNTP provider.
http://individual.de/

> Thus, I'd propose to move comp.land.ruby to filter income messages for
> spam, with false negatives being more desirable than false positives,
> while doing the same (maybe) for the Ruby Forum (human labour to
> 'break' captchas is cheap, alas, but the site doesn't seem to be
> popular enough with the botnets. Small mercies, I guess).
>
> Of course, if the technical / administrative overhead is increased far
> too much (or a possible spam filter breaks the ML<->Usenet<->Ruby
> Forum gateway), this shouldn't be done.
>
> I'd like to put this out for discussion, especially given the possible
> problems filtering would introduce.

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It's already done.

Cheers

robert

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