[Project_owners] How To Deal With SPAM Postings?

Onno Ekker o.e.ekker at gmail.com
Thu Jul 5 05:22:48 PDT 2007


I don't see an X-Spam-Score header.
Maybe it's better to use spam filter regexp 'Subject: \[SPAM\].*'  with
action 'Discard'?
That way all mail marked by mailman as spam should be discarded.

Onno

On 7/4/07, WebTag <webtag.game at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Monday 02 July 2007 12:41, 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! _______________________________________________
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>
> Something that I've done to cut down on the numbers of these a quite a bit
>
> (instead of every day, once a week) is to tell it to discard those that
> have
> a high spam score.
>
> In the Privacy options, Spam filters category I added
>    X-Spam-Score: [3-9][0-9]+
> as the Regexp to a Header filter, with action Discard. So anything that
> received a spam score 30 or more is automatically discarded.
>
> Hope this helps
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