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On 29 Jun 1996 16:41:05 GMT, Lee Bailey wrote: >I'm not a newbie to the net, but I am new to getting unsolicited e-mail. >And I don't like it. > >I looked for the FAQ but for some reason was unable to connect to the >site from my usual web page <http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu> so I am >posting here. > Here is the most recent FAQ: Newsgroups: news.admin.net-abuse.misc,news.admin.net-abuse.announce,news.groups.questions,news.answers Archive-name: net-abuse-faq/part1 Posting-Frequency: thrice monthly URL: http://www.cybernothing.org/faqs/net-abuse-faq.html THE NET ABUSE FAQ Last Updated: Wednesday, May 29, 1996 -- 00:50 EST NOTE: Many parts of this FAQ are still out of date. Before I took it over, it had not been updated since November of 1995. Please send me any suggestions or corrections. POLITICS 1.1) What is news.admin.net-abuse.misc, and why was it created? 1.2) What is news.admin.net-abuse.announce, and why was it created? 1.3) What is net-abuse? 1.4) What is the purpose of this FAQ? 1.5) What questions does it leave unanswered? 1.6) Who's responsible for this FAQ? 1.7) Where can I get it? 1.8) Is this the only Net Abuse FAQ? 1.9) I don't understand a word of this. SPAM, SPAMMERS, and MOOSES 2.1) What is Spam? 2.2) What is Excessive Multi-Posting (EMP)? 2.3) What about cross-posting? 2.4) Where did the term come from? 2.5) Tell me about the Great Spammers. 2.6) Who were Canter and Siegel? 2.7) Where can I get more info on them? 2.8) What should we do about the book? 2.9) Who is Cancelmoose 2.10) Who are the current spam cancellers? NITTY-GRITTY 3.1) Yeah, but how many times is 'X'? 3.2) What is the Breidbart Index (BI)? 3.3) What is NoCeM? 3.4) Is there a blacklist of net-abusers? 3.5) How can I tell if a post is forged? 3.6) How do I know when I've got spam on my hands? 3.7) My group is full of crap. Why isn't it being cancelled?