I thought spam filtering was generally automated by a machine without an 
opinion on social issues and moderation was basically the censorship of 
messages based on the whim of a human?

On 15 October 2016 11:41:17 GMT+01:00, "Shawn K. Quinn" <skqu...@rushpost.com> 
>On Fri, 2016-10-14 at 22:24 -0300, #$%& wrote:
>> To be more precise. Expect to find absolutely no russian
>>         propaganda, because that list is fully 'moderated'. That is,
>>         censored. And expect it to contain loads of american
>>         propaganda, which the 'moderators', aka censors, simply
>> consider
>>         to be 'ontopic' 'morally perfect' 'legitimate' 'content'.
>Moderation is not censorship. Moderation is the selective approval of
>messages so that a forum is not effectively censored by the prevalence
>of off-topic material, and to maintain standards of decorum and
>Moderation, when done properly, is actually the *prevention* of
>constructive censorship. If this list were to be overrun by spam for
>knock-off Ray-Ban and Oakley sunglasses, penis enlargement pills, Dr.
>approved acai berry diet pills, or even ads for VPNs that accept
>payments in Bitcoin, I'm sure most of you would demand something be
>to protect the integrity of the forum.
>Shawn K. Quinn <skqu...@rushpost.com>

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