Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2008 10:36:15 -0700 (PDT)
On Oct 26, 10:39 am, Palooka <nob..._at_nowhere.com> wrote:
> DA Morgan wrote:
> > I encourage everyone to respond to spammers.
> > If not here in the group by reporting them to abuse_at_gmail,
> > abuse_at_yahoo, etc. and, if you can, to SpamAssassin and similar
> > organizations.
> By all means report them, and/or flame them privately (if the 'from' is
> genuine), but I still don't see it as particularly useful to respond in
> the newsgroup to posts from persistent spammers.
> I concede that a polite request may be appropriate in the case of first
> time offenders, in case it delivers the desired outcome.
It's necessary as a deterrent or example for future spammers. If we do nothing, they all dogpile on. As it is, only a few dogpile on. Vigilance is necessary in an unmoderated group.
Drive around in a city with no traffic enforcement, and afterward you appreciate policemen even when they give you a ticket.
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