RE: Spammed to death in this list

From:Pamela Marcum

You should be on the Electron Microscopy Listserver and get all the e-mail
spam I get there from countries and individuals asking for money etc.
HistoNet is great and the very small amount of spam here is worth hitting
the delete key and dumping so I can continue to learn daily.  Pam Marcum

> -----Original Message-----
> From: oswaldo []
> Sent: Wednesday, June 11, 2003 4:03 AM
> To: histonet
> Subject: Spammed to death in this list
> Dear histoneters,
> I usually handle a certain amount of spam (maybe 20% or 30%) with not
> too much pain (thanks to Mailwasher: However, since
> posting at this mail list I have noticed a huge, enormous increase on
> the amount of spam received daily. No doubt it is related with the
> archiving of all the mails and their unrestricted access to the
> addresses-harvesting bots. As I see it, there are only a number of
> measures to solve this situation. The first of course is individual, to
> post with a fake address. However, it is a pity if we cannot know the
> real address of the people posting, as there is no opportunity for
> private exchange/discussion. The other individual solution is to
> unsubscribe, something I have even thought about. There would also be
> some collective measures related with the access to the archives only to
> subscribers, or archiving without the from: field, although I understand
> these could be unpopular or technically difficult.
> Anyway, I'd like to collect some opinions about how people handles the
> multiple offers of enlarging some parts of our anatomy and reducing some
> others, which come through this list. To me, these are simply too many
> to continue posting here with my real address. This is the last one.
> Oswaldo

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