Re: [Clive Cussler fan club] Re: SPAM and Group Ownership
- I have in fact emailed the owner using the link
provided. With no response. Maybe they just don't
have the time right now.
--- flutefacekk <KathyKirchner@...> wrote:
> I think Larry has a point. Perhaps speaking to the~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~>
> list owner would
> be beneficial to all. I, too, hate the thought of
> losing all of the
> posts in the archives, and I would like to keep this
> group going.
> I'm basically a lurker here, though I do post every
> once in a great
> while. I enjoy reading everyone's comments, and I
> like that this is
> basically a positive group who all reinforce
> everyone's love for the
> stories of Clive Cussler. Like everyone else, I
> hate spam, but
> since I'm on digest, I just ignore it, and only look
> for new posts
> from real members.
> However, should we choose to abandon this group and
> start a new one,
> I'll follow you over there. This is the first
> discussion group for
> an author that I've joined, and I really don't want
> to lose it.
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Larry"
> > I don't think starting a new group would be worth
> the effort. But
> > go either way on this. Anyone joining a new group
> could post spam
> > there also.
> > It just takes a team effort sometimes to be able
> to keep it
> cleaned up.
> > It is a shame the "owner" of this group won't pass
> ownership along
> > someone that would be dilligent about maintenance
> of the group.
> > So from that aspect maybe a new group is indeed
> justified. I would
> > just hate to loose the archive of information that
> is already in
> > group, and the group name "fits".
> > So, I guess my bottom line is to keep this group
> and say "Thank
> > to Terry who solely gets the burden of cleaning up
> the garbage.
> > maybe an email campaign to the owner to give up
> ownership if he is
> > longer going to be involved.
> > Thanks Terri!!
> > Larry
> > > --- In email@example.com,
> "Larry" <humtex@>
> > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > I will gladly volunteer to help moderate this
> group to keep
> the SPAM
> > > > cleaned off and delete the member that sent
> > >
> > >____________________________________________________________________________________
> > > Terri Wrote:
> > > The owner of this group is not active any longer
> due to personal
> > > obligations. He did not want to give me the
> ability to change
> > > settings but wanted a moderator just in case. He
> felt the group
> > > should be an open to the public with requiring
> approval. Because
> > > this anyone can join and often when they do they
> post spam and
> > > half unsubscribe before I can ban them. Or they
> join with three
> > > four addresses and I then must ban each one.
> This means they
> > > have to use another address to join. With
> hundreds of free email
> > > accounts it is easy to get another addy. I
> don't know there is
> a new
> > > member until they post e which is too late to
> stop spammers
> > >
> > > What do list members want to do? We can form
> another group that
> > > moderated on membership and content for new
> members This would
> > > drastically reduce spam. I don't know what to do
> at this point.
> > > you have ideas please let me know. I appreciate
> your offer Larry
> > > can add you if we have a new group.
> > >
> > > Terri
> > >
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