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From: gobbles at (
Subject: Administrivia - Regarding bulk mail


On On Fri, 11 Oct 2002 04:49:50 -0700 John Cartwright <> wrote:
>The recent deluge of spam deserves some discussion, I believe.
>Firstly, to clarify, this bulk mail is *not* from
>The PGP signature is invalid, and the mail is spoofed. This appears 
>be an attempt to cause a DoS to the mailing list administration 
>at the
>price of safeguarding the list from this traffic.
>Since filtering this mail, we have been subjected to an SMTP-based 
>with peak rates of > 200 mails/minute hitting our list. We have 
>over 60 different source addresses in use during this time and I 
>submitted the offending IPs to the ORDB.
>Please be patient whilst we work to resolve this issue, and accept 
>fact that for an open list of this nature, some client-side filtering 
>- John
>Full-Disclosure - We believe in it.

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