[Project_owners] How To Deal With SPAM Postings?

Daniel Muenter feedbackfox at kadale.info
Wed Jul 4 00:57:41 PDT 2007

David White wrote:
> As owner of the Thunderbirdbiff project, I am getting up to 10 bogus
> posts per day on my list. They are always coming from clearly SPAM email
> addresses like nutsberry7834 at yahoo.de (indeed, the majority seem to come
> via yahoo). I keep having to take action on these posts and it is really
> becoming a bother (especially since the number of "real" posts to this
> list is almost nil. Can anyone suggest techniques to deal with this?
> Thanks!

Go to your list settings at
http://www.mozdev.org/mailman/admin/thunderbirdbiff/privacy/spam and add
a new filter rule like

Spam Filter Regexp:	'from: .*@yahoo.*'
Action: 		'Discard'

This works on my list and should also on yours.


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