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[leafnode-list] Re: how to moderate group
Troy Piggins <troy@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Having never posted to a moderated group, I am unsure how this
> works in practice.
> If someone wants to post to a moderated group, their post
> actually gets mailed to a moderator. Then the moderated replies
> to the person and says "include Approved:
> moderator@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx in the headers of your post and repost
> Or does the moderator do the reposting with the appropriate
The latter, moderator is reposting.
> Couldn't posters just forge the Approved: header having read the
> moderator's email address on other posts?
Yes, they could, but the moderator would be entitled to cancel the
forged article, and depending on legislation, also invoke legal action
upon the imposter.
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