On Fri, 13 Aug 1999, Lee Daniel Crocker wrote:
> There was (and perhaps still is--I haven't looked) a Usenet group
> like that--alt.hackers. It was labelled a moderated group, but
> with no moderator address, so normal news software wasn't able to
> post to it. The only "rule" in the group was that you could post
> if you could figure out how.
I believe it's still there. The algorithm is question is very simple and very effective. Making for a very clean news group.
Btw, alt.sysadmin.recovery is run the same way -- absolutely great, an alt. group without any spam whatsoever...
-- The Internet is not a network of computers. It is a network of people. That is it's real strength. -- work at: http://www.reseau.nl/ home at: http://www.nl.linux.org/~riel/