[lug] Spam solutions

Collins Richey crichey at gmail.com
Sun Jan 21 10:56:15 MST 2007

On 1/21/07, Daniel Webb <lists at danielwebb.us> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 20, 2007 at 09:59:18PM -0700, Collins Richey wrote:
> > In a word, yes. End of November spammers took a break - only 10-15 per
> > day, then the gates of hell opened. Fortunately, I use gmail, and it
> > only takes 2 clicks to whack them all. I've only ever seen 1-2 false
> > hits every three months, and all of those are for this list!!!
> > Something about Boulder and lug in conjunction with the usual spamming
> > words triggers a hit <grin>.
> >
> > I wouldn't run my own mailer for all the tea in China.
> There's certainly nothing irrational about that sentiment from what I've seen.
> It takes a certain kind of nerdy masochism to run any kind of server yourself
> I think, but especially mail servers.
> One thing I have found odd, though, is that even though I signed up for a
> gmail account early on and have used it for almost nothing, there is a massive
> amount of spam directed to it.

Spam has increased tremendously since three years ago, but I got
proportionately just as much spam on my previous Comcast isp account.
I had a brief respite on gmail before I was discovered there.

Where's the UN when you need them? What we need is international
troops to go in and wipe out the spammers wherever they're found

Collins Richey
     If you fill your heart with regrets of yesterday and the worries
     of tomorrow, you have no today to be thankful for.

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