On Sun, 25 May 2008 06:19:25 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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> ____/ none of your buisiness on Sunday 25 May 2008 05:23 : \____
>> here is a list of free NNTP servers that the trolls in this group use to
>> post their garbage. by adding all of these to your filtering rules for
>> this group, you can virtually have a troll-free group here.
>> 1. 40tude.net <---this is Moshe Goldfarts current nntp server
>> 2. aioe.org
>> 3. anon.mixmaster.mixmin.net
>> 4. news.astraweb.com
>> 5. read.cnntp.org
>> 6. dizum.com
>> 7. pseudo.borked.net
>> 8. easynews.com
>> 9. free.teranews.com <---this is where most of flatfishes post
>> originate 10. googlegroups.com
>> 11. hermetix.org
>> 12. isole.net
>> 13. mixmaster.it
>> 14. registered.motzarella.org
>> 15. orange.nl
>> 16. news.easynews.com
>> 17. news.teranews.com
>> this list covers most of the free (and abusable) nntp servers that the
>> trolls favor.
> Thanks. I didn't realise there was so many. Some of them (routes) I never
> see because I filter based on other criteria. Routes are a last resort, in
> cases of excessive nymshifting.
As I recall aioe.org banned posts to COLA because of the excessive
trolling. As for the anonymous remailers, I've had them blacklisted for a
long time. Others in the above group are also blacklisted.
It certainly cuts down the sig to noise ratio. :-)
> Let the trolls barf out their nonesense. The more they spew, the more
> worried they are and the greater the threat Linux becomes to the status
> quo (not just Microsoft by the way).
> If the trolls stopped attacking Linux, *then* we would have a reason to
> worry. This would mean that they moved on to attacking other threats...
> maybe rubbishing the Google-related forums or the Apple/Mac newsgroups.
> That would imply that Apple, Google or others have become Microsoft's #1,
> which isn't the case because Ballmer says indefinitely that Linux is the
> #1 competitor. He didn't even need to stop and think. Just watch the
> February interview from CNET.
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