email address being harvested from ports website

cpet cpet at
Fri Apr 10 23:28:37 UTC 2015

On 2015-04-10 18:10, Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 01:39:16PM -0700, Mel Pilgrim wrote:
>> If you want to curtail spam to your maintainer address, use a gmail 
>> account.
>> Google's spam filters are very good at filtering out the black- and 
>> grey-hat
>> spam that gets sent to maintainer addresses.
> LOL -> 110% effective in my opinion, with very little opportunity to
> send false positives back to them (about 1 time in 10).  So if you
> use gmail, check your spam "folder" frequently.  So far, the most
> egregious example I've seen was a -rc release announcement from a
> certain Mr Torvalds : on this list that would certainly be regarded
> as O/T, but google made that identification on the linux kernel list
> ;-)
> Unfortunately, the address I'm using here comes via virginmedia who
> outsourced email to google - lots of supposedly adult messages get
> trapped there, but regrettably not the spam from this list.  Oh well,
> at least there are usually only a few spams per day at the moment.
> ĸen

Stop using google, and use something that's not free, ISP email counts 
as "free" email. Then your email works. you have services such as 
hushmail, it just takes one user to flag a email as spam from a ML to 
make it a pain for the rest.

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