Another suggestion re spam

A suggestion:
If you have a little time open each spam and view the header. Actually just open it and then click *Forward* You should see the whole header. If the X-Abuse line shows snipped-for-privacy@google.com then *Forward* the whole damn thing to snipped-for-privacy@google.com. Just copy snipped-for-privacy@google.com and then use Ctrl V to paste it into the To
Maybe if a lot of us keep at it the folks at google will: 1. Get the message 2. Get tired of being flooded with complaints 3. DO SOMETHING
BTW I use a munged *From* so Google can not even complain back at me.
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In other words, react to a problem (usenet abuse) by CREATING MORE OF IT.

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Ummmm.... no. Read it again. He said to *forward* it to Google's abuse account. That's an *email* complaint directly to Google.
Which is a fine idea, except for one tiny problem: Google doesn't care, and won't do a damn thing about it. Easier to just killfile all GoogleGroups traffic.
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snipped-for-privacy@milmac.com (Doug Miller) writes:

Yes. There is a "report abuse" link right on Google. I did my part and reported plenty of spam. Never made the slightest difference.
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On Tue, 22 Apr 2008 23:41:21 GMT, snipped-for-privacy@milmac.com (Doug Miller) wrote:

OK, I'm a little bit off. You're reacting to a news problem by creating an email problem. That's still reacting to a problem by creating a problem.

Yes.
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Sure, but you have to look at who it's creating an email problem *for*: Google. The same clowns who are responsible for the news problem.
What's wrong with that?
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LouB wrote:

have to see the complaints, LOL. If they actually read 1/4 of the complaints, they'd have a clue already...
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On 4/22/2008 6:09 PM Lee spake thus:

They have a clue or three, of that you can be sure. As someone else pointed out, they just don't give a shit about it.
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and then use Ctrl V to paste it into

Is it possible that google is just waiting until most isp's give up on newservers, then they will "takeover" and then fix the problem they created?
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On 4/23/2008 7:55 PM stu spake thus:

Definitely possible, likely even. They might "fix" Usenet by just eliminating it altogether.
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