|author||Thomas Schwinge <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2008-07-26 15:03:15 +0200|
|committer||Thomas Schwinge <email@example.com>||2008-07-26 15:03:15 +0200|
There no longer is much spam on GNU mailing lists. However, talk a bit about previous times on [[mailing_lists]].
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@@ -91,6 +91,16 @@ Discussion around and questions regarding the
Discussion about the [[GNU_system|hurd/running/gnu]].
+GNU mailing lists used to have no spam filtering applied -- everyone was
+allowed to post, the lists were completely unmoderated. This resulted in
+getting the lists spammed very much, as you can see in the web archives. If
+you're interested in getting hold of (mostly) spam-free mboxes, then talk to
+[[Thomas_Schwinge|tschwinge]]. Also [[read_about|unmoderated]] the
+spam-rejection techniques being used today.