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Re: [motorola-Radios] spammers in this group

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  • Bob Ingraham
    It seems to me that there must be a way to appeal directly to Yahoo to request the transfer of moderator ownership from an abandoned moderator to someone
    Message 1 of 3 , May 31, 2006
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      It seems to me that there must be a way to appeal directly to Yahoo to
      request the transfer of moderator ownership from an "abandoned" moderator
      to someone actively seeking it.

      Anyone know the Yahoo policy on this?

      Bob

      > At 06:30 PM 05/31/06, you wrote:
      >> have obviously taken over.is there an active moderator here?
      >
      > Obviously not.
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      > I posted the following on May 14th - just a couple of weeks ago, and
      > got NO response....
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      > >Attention: motorola-Radios-owner@yahoogroups.com
      > >
      > >Over 2/3 of the messages in the last 30 days are SPAM.
      > >This is due 100% to the way that you have the group configured.
      > >
      > >The current settings are:
      > >
      > >1) Membership does not require approval
      > >2) Messages do not require approval
      > >3) Anyone can post messages
      > >4) Email attachments are permitted
      > >5) Members cannot hide email address
      > >6) Listed in directory
      > >
      > >Could you PLEASE change the second, third and fourth settings on
      > the group to:
      > >2) Messages from new members require approval
      > >3) All members can post messages
      > >4) Email attachments are not permitted
      > >
      > >If you need help I will be happy to assist you.
      > >
      > >I own or moderate over 6 groups, including the groups for:
      > >Motorola Mitrek (over 380 members and no spam),
      > >Motorola Radius (over 630 members and no spam),
      > >and Repeater-Builder (over 2,900 members, and no spam).
      > >
      > >If you have lost interest in running this group, I will take it over.
      > >
      > >Mike Morris WA6ILQ
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      > You'd think that the owner or a moderator would care enough
      > to take 5 minutes and change the groups settings.
      >
      > Mike WA6ILQ
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