- Oct 29, 2004I don't think I ever got the penis enlargement ad, can someone please
--- In email@example.com, liquidmice <no_reply@y...> wrote:
> Well Mullins, you raise an interesting point... But, saying that the
group is "censured"
> because it is moderated to remove spam is a bit like saying that
> from kindergarten classrooms is violation of the first amendment.
Just a (somewhat
> sarcastic) thought.
> In either case, your point is well taken. I never intended (or
wanted) to `moderate' the
> group for spam. But, the reality is that we started to get it. I
posted about the problem,
> and the few people that did respond suggested that the group be
moderated. I'll do
> whatever the group prefers. I'm not sure if you looked at the
group's posting history, but
> you are the first person to post in over three months. The group is
slow going at this
> point. I really don't want to lose any of the few group
participants we have because of
> recurring penis enlargement spams. If you have any ideas (or if
anyone has any ideas) on
> how to best serve the group while solving spam concerns, please pass
them on. For now,
> I'm the only person we've got to ensure "that no ones voice is
stifled." And I promise your
> voice won't be stifled unless you're touting the benefits of boob
cream, hot teens who
> want me, or mortgage refinancing. But...uh... if the hot teens
really DO want me, send me
> an e-mail ASAP.
> Anyway, thanks for the photos and links. Keep em coming. And
special thanks for
> resurrecting discussion. Anything specific to say about Rushdie or
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "finaldraft2000"
> <mdmullins@f...> wrote:
> > I understand the problem the group has been having with spam lately.
> > Still, does anyone find it a little ironic that messages are vetted
> > (moderated). Surely Rushdie would laugh. A group dedicated to one of
> > the staunchest supporters of free speech is censored. Mind you, I'm
> > not complaining, but perhaps there are other solutions. Is there a
> > we can maintain the spirit of what Rushdie stands for while keeping
> > spammers at bay; or is spam a price to be paidallowing it,
> > tolerating it, and thereby ensuring that no ones voice is stifled?
> > thoughts or dissenting opinions?
> > MDMullins
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