Re: abusive language
In the news groups, they are called "trolls". The best treatment is to
ignore them, as they get their jollies by reading all the outraged responses
to their objectionable postings. So if nobody reacts by posting an answer,
they just wither away from lack of attention.
on 12/10/2002 1:53 AM, Susan Owens at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Kathy, on other list serves that I subscribe to, the 'LIST' owner/moderator
> has the ability to 'UNSUBSCRIBE' anyone who crosses the line.. The use of
> profane or obscene language, verbal attacks, etc. are not tolerated nor
> should they be. Seems like anyone being abusive on this 'listserve' should
> be told to take an 'ice cold shower' and 'cool it'...If they don't then they
> should be 'unsubscribed' by the list owner/moderator.
> I for one don't care to read such childish behavior and find it offensive.
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