google contact? why is google hosting/supporting/encouraging spammers?

Tony Varriale tvarriale at comcast.net
Thu Feb 4 17:35:23 CST 2010


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Mercer" <jim at reptiles.org>
To: <nanog at nanog.org>
Sent: Thursday, February 04, 2010 12:07 AM
Subject: google contact? why is google hosting/supporting/encouraging 
spammers?


>
> we have recently started getting alot of spam, out of dubai, from 
> "ecampaigners.dxb at gmail.com"
>
> all of the spam comes from/through google and google groups.
>
> is this accepted/supported activity on google?
>
> if not, where might i find a contact who can cluefully respond?
>
> -- 
> Jim Mercer        jim at reptiles.org        +92 336 520-4504
> "I'm Prime Minister of Canada, I live here and I'm going to take a leak."
>   - Lester Pearson in 1967, during a meeting between himself and
>    President Lyndon Johnson, whose Secret Service detail had taken over
>    Pearson's cottage retreat.  At one point, a Johnson guard asked
>    Pearson, "Who are you and where are you going?"
>

Not that I can point you in the correct direction, but Google Groups is a 
haven for spammers.  In fact, I stopped using it a while ago for this 
reason.

I do find it odd that gmail is very good at filtering spam, but groups 
isn't/doesn't.

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