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Re: spam fighting and the bts

On Sat, Apr 03, 2004 at 07:33:54PM -0600, Adam Heath wrote:
> > My version of crossassasin is almost ready for integration into
> > spamscan.  I plan on just adding a X-CrossAssassin-Scores: header at
> > first, and look at how it does on the real queue.  Hopefully it will
> > go in tonight or tomorrow.
> There's a bigger problem.  Twice in the last 4 days the queue has been
> bombarded with spams.  Colin cleaned out 15000 a few days ago, and yesterday,
> I cleaned out 21000.
> I don't know if CA will help to solve this, but it's a rather serious issue.

Arguably the BTS gets much more spam than the list server because it
advertizes much more different addresses (though with msgids, it might all
level out...), but CA is the main thing that helps murphy handle these
things, because it's much faster than the rest of the checks and most of
the mass spam falls prey to it.

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