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.
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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