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> Phaedrine Stonebridge <phaedrine_stonebridge> wrote:
> > I know how to block spammers and trolls but how do I block the
> > relentless posts of people responding to certain trolls without blocking
> > all their posts and without filtering by subject?
> You can get some of them by filtering by reference header. Some
> reference headers include information you can set up kill filters on by
> filtering on the reference. For example if I wanted to kill those who
> responded to you I'd set up a filter if "reference begins" matching
> with the phrase "<phaedrine". Some you can block by filtering by
> reference on the domain, like one I block like this--if the phrase ends
> with "bob.rcn.news.com>". In that case instead of killing response I
> have it marked as junk, in case someone else posts from that domain
> that I don't want to block. Filtering on a domain in a reference won't
> work to well if the troll is posting from say, AOL, which has a lot of
> people posting as too many post would be marked junk.
> A lot of people would say if there are relentless posts from people
> responding to certain trolls you should just kill all the posts from
> the relentless responders and not bother with any of their posts. I
> think there is a good case for that attitude.