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Re: Egad, what a lot of spammage

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-core(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Egad, what a lot of spammage
Date: 2008-01-16 05:43:23
Message-ID: 20080115214323.2a7f91d2@commandprompt.com (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, 16 Jan 2008 00:25:19 -0500
Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:

> "Joshua D. Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com> writes:
> > Did I miss something? I haven't seen anything.
> 
> You didn't get a dozen or three variants of the below?
> 
> It seems to have subsided now, but I was getting them at the rate of
> maybe one a minute for some time there.  All forged in the name of
> real PG subscribers, which no doubt is how they got through the
> filters.  I imagine the list moderators will be looking at some
> unpleasantly long queues of stuff that didn't get through the
> filters...

I take it back, I found them. A couple came through from a Sim Zacks. I
actually wasn't following the thread which is why I didn't see them.
Good lord. 

I wonder if it would be possible to restrict the gateway so that if
the only way it gets through is if the post "only" posts to pgsql.
groups.

The email headers I read show him also posting (not the real Sim Zacks
of course) to rec.skydiving and pgsql.general .

Sincerely,

Joshua D. Drake

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