Re: Airolite_Boats Group & spam
- View SourceGreat suggestings. The list has stayed pretty clean over the last
year. I went back and found a handful of spam messages. I will see
what I can do to keep it clean
On the second topic of moderators, is anyone interested in co-
moderating with me? It takes no time or effort really. I have not
done a thing with the list over the last 10 months except read posts.
Please let me know if interested in sharing the "work"
--- In Airolite_Boats@yahoogroups.com, Scott Perkins <2scott@...>
> as the owner of a dozen yahoo groups I can suggest changing the
> settings to moderate new members only.
> As an alternative, dont do any moderation at all but require new
> members to request permission to join with a statement as to why
> they want to. This keeps out the computer spam robots.
> I also suggest heavily that you appoint several additional
> co moderators for when you might lose your interest or your
> jm_silverman wrote:
> > Roland,
> > That is a very good question. I am not sure how to keep the spam
> > showing up. I started this group with the intention of keepingit open
> > to the public without registration restrictions but if it makessense
> > to lock down the list to approve any newcomers, then I am open toit.
> > Anyone have any suggestions or thoughts about keeping our group
> > of spam?amount of
> > Joel
> > Minneapolis, MN
> > Moderator
> > --- In Airolite_Boats@yahoogroups.com, "rueffingkidding"
> > <rueffingkidding@> wrote:
> > >
> > > Now, I'm not saying that this group gets an objectionable
> > > spam. However, it seems to get maybe two or three suchmessages per
> > > week, and I belong to a couple of other groups with highermessage
> > > volume that do not seem to get any. So, is that sheer luck, orsome
> > > trick that could be utilized here? Anyone know?
> > >
> > > -Roland
> > >
> > Yahoo! Groups Links
- View SourceI wouldn't recommend a radical change unless the spam
becomes more rampant. It isn't really very bad at
this point, it was mostly curiosity about the
difference across what seem to be similar technical
interest groups with similar policies that drove the
--- jm_silverman <jm_silverman@...> wrote:
> That is a very good question. I am not sure how to
> keep the spam from
> showing up. I started this group with the intention
> of keeping it open
> to the public without registration restrictions but
> if it makes sense
> to lock down the list to approve any newcomers, then
> I am open to it.
> Anyone have any suggestions or thoughts about
> keeping our group clean
> of spam?
> Minneapolis, MN
> --- In Airolite_Boats@yahoogroups.com,
> <rueffingkidding@...> wrote:
> > Now, I'm not saying that this group gets an
> objectionable amount of
> > spam. However, it seems to get maybe two or three
> such messages per
> > week, and I belong to a couple of other groups
> with higher message
> > volume that do not seem to get any. So, is that
> sheer luck, or some
> > trick that could be utilized here? Anyone know?
> > -Roland
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