Thigh Cream Antidote?

[from Gary Cziko 940524.1330 GMT}

Nuts! I suppose it was inevitable that the Internet would eventually
become a superhighway for junk mail. CSGnet just received it's second junk
message over the last week or so. The first came via the LISTSERV
address of csg-l@vmd.cso.uiuc.edu. The second via the Usenet access of
bit.listserv.csg-l.

Are these two inexcusable intrusions into CSGnet reason enough for me to
think about restricting access to CSGnet? I could set things up so that
only subscribers could post via LISTSERV. But I believe that the only way
to control access on Usenet is to set up a moderator to screen posts, which
I am really not interested in doing (maybe somebody else is?).

Or perhaps we should all just blast the intruders with kilobytes and
megabytes the way Bill Powers did to the last villain.

Comments and suggestions are welcome.--Gary

P.S. By the way, I have a wonderful home-brewed lubricant for in-line
skate bearings that I can offer at a very special price to all hip
CSGnetters . . .

Tom Bourbon [940524.1112]

[from Gary Cziko 940524.1330 GMT}

Nuts! I suppose it was inevitable that the Internet would eventually
become a superhighway for junk mail. CSGnet just received it's second junk
message over the last week or so. The first came via the LISTSERV
address of csg-l@vmd.cso.uiuc.edu. The second via the Usenet access of
bit.listserv.csg-l.

I've seen articles in which poeple say the internet is there for them to
exploit commercially, and damn the people who don't like it. That isn't
very encouraging.

Or perhaps we should all just blast the intruders with kilobytes and
megabytes the way Bill Powers did to the last villain.

I tried that with the thigh cream poster, but the mail all bounced back to
me. Fortunately I only sent him eight replies. A clever bastard, isn't he?!

Tom