|Subject:||Should GG be doing more about the Spam postings ?|
|Posted by:||Hen Hanna (henhan…@gmail.com)|
|Date:||Mon, 20 Jun 2016|
> > I noticed less traffic on this board than recent years. So, I'm
> > wondering, did this newsgroup migrate to a web based forum somewhere
> > else??
> There isn't any one particular forum where ex-members have gone, but
> you'll find many of the people who used to post here now posting on
> various web forums. The web forums seem to go in and out of fashion, with
> roughly the same people moving around lots of different forums.
> One of the problems with this usenet group is that it's been very heavily
> spammed because of irresponsible behaviour by Google. There have been
> days when hundreds of messages advertising shoes, pornography, etc.
> arrived here via Google Groups.
Many groups are now inundated by Spam posts.
In the groups I visit, the most common ones are
ads for bootleg (?) engineering textbooks.
The last comment(quoted above)
about [ ... irresponsible behaviour by Google]
made me wonder ...
Should GG be doing more about the Spams ? HH