[Rack] Spam to the rack list.
adi at hexapodia.org
Mon Jun 21 21:51:45 UTC 2010
On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 01:34:00PM -0700, Rubin Abdi wrote:
> Yesterday I got notifications about 25 individual bits of spam for this
> Every time I get one I hand review to see if the email is legitimate or
> not. So far the list has only gotten 1 or 2 pieces of legitimate mail
> from someone who wasn't subscribed. I'm pretty sure both of these times
> the senders went and registered on the list and simply resent their message.
FWIW, we don't see anywhere near this volume of spam to the other lists;
I don't know why the rack list is so much worse off. (AFAICS it's all
being delivered direct to rack at lists, not being redirected by any
standard aliases like postmaster@ or anything like that, either.)
> Unless someone would like to dive in head first to figure out why the
> Rack list is getting so much spam and possibly fix it, I'm going to
> start ignoring these notifications all together starting tomorrow.
> If you'd like to take over the task of moderating this list (or
> basically playing the garbage man), I'd be happy to pass the task off to
> you if you haven't shown what I consider to be an abuse of power here at
It's easy to add additional moderators to deal with the backlog even if
you remain "list owner", but I'm happy to implement whatever solution
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