If you are a newbie and these terms confuse you, don't worry. Everything you need to know is explained here, though it may take some time to understand it all. If there's something you don't understand, feel free to ask me directly or ask in SPAM-L. We'll be happy to help, that's what we're here for.
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What is the purpose of the list, how to subscribe/unsubscribe, how to set subscription options, etc. are on it?
Posting guidelines and suggestions, list etiquitte, how to avoid getting flamed by list members and the like.
All sorts of technical information on how to track spam.
Details about blocking spam and the different kinds of blocks.
Additional tips for complaining about spams and getting information on spammers, calling ISPs, mirroring this FAQ, etc.
A glossary and links to other anti-spam websites.
Those who have made major contributions to this FAQ.
How to help me keep this FAQ up to date!