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Re: First spam

On Sat, Oct 09, 2004 at 11:25:11PM +0200, Santiago Vila wrote:
> > First use of email address:           2004-10-06 18:56 (UTC)
> > First spam received at email address: 2004-10-09 17:12 (UTC)
> >
> > If you've been wondering how long it takes for an email address to
> > propagate from the Debian list archives to spammers, here's one
> > data point: less than 71 hours.
> You know, this is part of our "privacy policy" for the mailing lists:
> "We do not sell email addresses, we give them for free"
> This is of course not written anywhere but it's sadly true.

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First mention of the word SPAM: 9 Oct 2004 20:38:35 +0200
First post from Santiago Vila : 9 Oct 2004 23:25:11 +0200

If you were wondering how long it would take for him to get the debate back on
list... :)


Santiago has a bit of rationale... Some obfuscation in the list archives might
be needed at some point, at least until SPF is widely deployed (thanks to
every copr/entity/... for making SenderID a no-no).


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