It looks like that group has died. Google says this:
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I didn't see any new content, just really old stuff from archives...
On Sun, 21 Jan 2018 14:05:37 -0400, Leon Fisk wrote:
Agree that there's very little activity on a.c.m. I use a lot of
keyword filters, and those may have nuked some legitimate posts, but the
the group looked all but dead. One message on 1/14/81, then 2-3 bqck in
Sept '17, and so on.
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