[e2e] award-winning

Joe Touch touch at ISI.EDU
Fri Aug 8 13:33:21 PDT 2003

The Purple Streak, Hilarie Orman wrote:

> I've run a number of email lists over the last few years and have not
> seen any spammer subscribes, even with public archives.  Subscriber-only
> postings, with non-subscriber posts held for approval, reduces the spam
> rate to under 1%.  Without it, the spam rate would be close to 90%,
> in my observations.
> Hilarie

FYI, the spam rate that gets past filters on this list is approximately 
10%, averaged by month, for 2003.

And spam subscribes are less likely than faked sender addresses.


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