Spamming of news server

Stefan Teleman steleman at
Tue May 25 02:58:32 BST 2004

So does this mean that i will not be able to post replies to questions 
i get on the kde-solaris list ? I do not have a ktown account.



On Monday 24 May 2004 21:50, Christopher Molnar wrote:
> Hello,
> The news server had a major spam problem over the last few days
> that I was just made aware of by a Fidonet "sysop"  who asked me 
> to stop carrying a whole bunch of groups. I have therefor cut off
> all user posting to the news server and the system is now read only
> - I do not wish to upset those whom allow me to cary their
> echos/groups. I also do not have any good ways to control spam - as
> I do not have time to read and moderate every post. I am also in
> the near future considering restricting access to read - requiring
> user id and login - I am concerned about people harvesting email
> addresses.
> I am looking for ideas on how to resolve the above issues and if
> anyone is familiar with innd can come up with an idea how to make
> email addresses un-usable I would appreciate those as well.
> I think I have gotten the config files properly to allow
> to post, but if any problems occur please let me
> know.
> Thanks,
> -Chris

Stefan Teleman          'Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition'
steleman at                          -Monty Python

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