If a post 1) comes from someone unfamiliar to us, who is on moderated status, 2) sounds too canned, and 3) shows no desire to be a part of the community, we will reject it.
Obviously, a long-standing member, talking about a new service, or a new publication s/he's starting, or passing along info on such a service/publication, would be not only welcome to do so, but encouraged to do so.
Wednesday, August 6, 2008
How Shortmystery will fight spam
Jim Doherty and I have come up with a policy to deal with the listserv equivalent of spam: