[VHFcontesting] Spam on the list

Erich Oetting KI0SK ki0sk at arrl.net
Wed Nov 19 07:30:40 EST 2003

On Nov 18, 2003, at 11:52 AM, Eugene Zimmerman W3ZZ wrote:

> As the list administrator I thought I might get rich. I rushed to the 
> PayPal
> site to rapidly withdraw all the cash in the account.  Surprise - 
> there was
> none.  No account.  No money. :-(
> This is some error from PayPal.  The reflector uses a Beysian logic 
> filter
> to catch spam.  It works very well but now this is the third 'spam' 
> message
> in 3 weeks after nothing escaped it for over a year.  Each of them 
> have not
> been very spam-like so the filter did not catch them.
> Sorry about that but this is the best we can do.

Can the list be configured so only subscribers can post?

If it can, you will have a valid email address for any spammer that 
posts here.

     73  Erich KI0SK

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