Re: [sig] Digest Number 1032
- Yana, I think your new policy is unfortunately a needed one and support it
whole heartedly. WE all get to much spam aas it is! Itend to be kind of
quiet and only speak when i have something to say. But I read the list
everyday and look forward to the slavic content where i sometimes find new
gems of information which i had not yet discovered. Thanks for your good
> Date: Sat, 02 Nov 2002 14:14:04 -0600Hello!
> From: Yana <yana@...>
> Subject: spamming and membership change
I have little problem with your system, but think it
can be done more easily. All I did on my household's
email list is conceal the addresses of members. Now I
get a lot of email addressed to Adlersburg@...., but
no one else gets them -- besides, I can use all that
money from that guy in Nigeria to buy the Viagra
JEFFREY C. SMITH
Parsberg (Oberpfalz), Germany
"It is in truth not for glory, nor riches, nor honours that we are fighting, but for freedom - for that alone, which no honest man gives up but with life itself."
-- Extract from the Declaration of Arbroath, 1320.
> have little problem with your system, but think itWell, the List is set up to do that already. The only addresses members
>can be done more easily. All I did on my household's
>email list is conceal the addresses of members. Now I
>get a lot of email addressed to Adlersburg@...., but
>no one else gets them -- besides, I can use all that
>money from that guy in Nigeria to buy the Viagra
>JEFFREY C. SMITH
>Parsberg (Oberpfalz), Germany
can see are within sent messages. For example, a spammer can't look in
message archives to find email addresses. The problem is that once you are
a member, any new message you receive will contain the address of the
sender. There is one otherYahooGroups option that I am aware of, but it is
really restrictive, as you can see below:
"(You can ) allow members to hide their email address from the group. Your
group will not be able to use the Polls feature. Members who hide their
email address will not be able to post messages via email. Once you have
selected this option, you may not change it later."
The above option is not viable for this group. If you are thinking of
another option, please let me know, I might be totally misunderstanding the
Pardon th etyping, I have a cat whon thinks she's a baby thqt needs to be
held whenever I am in a stationary position.