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Old July 30th, 2003, 12:44 AM
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Default Spam Quarantine

I don't now how posible or practicle this would be but, could there be somekind of quarantine for suspected spammers.
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If someone is obvioulsly sending spam (eg horny girl want you!) then any user or user of a certain level could "report them" to a process that would suspend there emails until someone official from wrox can investigate.

If we let them get out a few, like 'naishi' has, then more will follow but if they have to enrol with a different email address each time only to get instantly suspended they will stop trying.

I am assuming that 'naishi' will be suspended in one form or another but the time difference between spamming and suspension is an issue.

An issue that any responsible wrox user in the southern hemisphere can limit the effects of.

Rod.

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