Re: spammer closing bug report
On 02.03.20 18:06, Sven Joachim wrote:
> On 2020-03-02 17:20 +0100, Tomas Pospisek wrote:
>> I just got a mail from the BTS, that this spam mail  has closed the
>> bug report. I can't spot why that spam mail would close the report. Can you?
> Without even looking at the bug in question: because it had been closed
> (and reopened) before, and spammers have noticed and harvested the
> firstname.lastname@example.org address.
With looking at the bug in question: no, I don't think so. There's no
-done address in that mail as far as I can see. That is why I am asking.
>> Possibly other bugreports have been closed by similar spams, I don't
>> know (this - BTS cleaning - would still be an area I'd like to get
>> involved in... if BTS maintainers are listening, interested and would do
>> some handholding then please tell).
> This issue has been discussed for at least 16 years, so don't hold
> your breath.
> 1. https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2004/03/thrd2.html#00847
I'm offering my help and breathing on as usual.