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Re: Spam through the newsgroup gateway

From: Nuno Silva
Subject: Re: Spam through the newsgroup gateway
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2018 21:30:01 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)

On 2018-10-25, Bob Proulx wrote:

> Since we have been talking about the newsgroup gateway of late...
> The recent spam messages just now to the mailing list came through the
> newsgroup and not the mailing list.  There isn't a way to filter it
> from the mailing list since it is done upstream by Mailman outside of
> our control.
> It is an example of a peeve of mine with the way Mailman handles
> email.  When spam enters the newsgroup it is gateway'd directly to the
> mailing list bypassing spam filtering.  If it went through the spam
> filtering the same as other mail then I would be okay with it.  The
> only direct way to stop it is to block messages from the gateway.  And
> obviously we have already talked about why that isn't desired.
> Public Service Announcement: Please do not reply to spam.  If a valid
> message is in reply to a spam message then it refers to it and in a
> sense validates it.  To talk about spam please use an independent
> thread so as not to validate the original spam.

Here I only saw the two recent spam messages in the Gmane group. They
did not appear in the USENET group.

Nuno Silva

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