On Jan 9, 12:53 pm, General Schvantzkopf
> The comp.os.linux.* newsgroups desperately need moderation. The SPAM is
> out of control, unless there is some sort of active moderation these
> groups are going to die.
> Has anyone had any experience setting up moderated newsgroups? What are
> the mechanics of converting the comp.os.linux.* hierarchy to moderation
> (either human or robo)?

The biggest spammer in the world is Google. For as long as they
provide a loudspeaker to spam originators (that loudspeaker being
Google Groups) they will take advantage of such a massive medium of
SPAM distribution.