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Re: Spam cleaning for August 2004

On Wed, 17 Jun 2009 12:59:43 +0200, Frans Pop <elendil@planet.nl> wrote:

>On Wednesday 17 June 2009, Christian Perrier wrote:
>> Back in August 2004, a huge "storm" happened with someone's
>> autoresponder spamming the list with hundreds of messages, apparently
>> looping.
>> I found these in the list archive which one can download as a mailbox.
>> I haven't checked whether they are in the web archives, but that
>> should be easy to check: with them, August 2004 has about 3400 mails
>> instead of the usual 2000-2500 we were having at that time.
>If they are, maybe it would be best to contact the listmasters (Cord) 
>directly about them. See if then can be removed without needing five 
>people to nominate and three people to review them.
>Possibly they can filter them directly using either a filter rule or a 
>list of message IDs.

Today I see this storm is still present. Does it need additional follow
up with listmasters or should it be marked manually like the rest?

Be well - or at least have interesting symptoms!

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