Listowners-L ArchivesArchiver > Listowners > 2003-12 > 1072913891
From: Piglet <>
Subject: Re: [LO] A real problem
Date: Wed, 31 Dec 2003 17:39:01 -0600
That works well for mail that abusive users are sending directly; of course,
that's with the ever-present proviso--which I'm sure you know, but newbies
might not--that you should never send any email that comes *through* RW to
any ISP with a complaint---Odds are, they'll misread what you're saying and
blacklist RootsWeb instead of removing the offender.
On 12/31/03 3:53 PM, shared this thought:
> True, and the LO has another option I recently used in a very similar
> I warned the person not to write to me one more time or I would report them to
> their ISP for harassment. They ignored my warning repeatedly, I sent a copy
> it to their ISP along with every threatening and nasty email they continuted
> write. After a few days, voila! ... no more messages from that person, so I
> presume their ISP took action and cancelled their account.
> Piglet wrote:
>> There's something here that didn't get addressed, which is Trisha's response
>> to something this guy said on PAWASHIN:
>> He doesn't have the power to "get the list ended". The power of an
>> obnoxious user pretty much extends to getting *themselves* removed from RW.
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