Re: Usenet gateway?

Olaf Titz (
Wed, 06 Aug 1997 12:33:39 +0200

> Is it possible to filter out all messages which have "Newsgroups: " or
> "Distribution: " in their headers?

Perhaps bounce them to the sender with a notice to fix their mail

> Even better: automatically add the
> sender address of such messages to the not allowed list?

Very very bad. You would accidentally blacklist even people who run a
single-user local gateway. (Everyone who is on a large number of
mailing lists knows that such gateways can be a very good idea.)
Not to mention organization or city local gateways.