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:

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.

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