RE: Spammed to death in this list

From:"Bartlett, Jeanine"


-----Original Message-----
From: Pamela Marcum [] 
Sent: Wednesday, June 11, 2003 8:37 AM
To: oswaldo; histonet
Subject: RE: Spammed to death in this list

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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