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Re: [vox-tech] spam current events



On Thu, Aug 31, 2006 at 02:33:17PM -0700, Alex Mandel wrote:
> On a separate thought has anyone tried out any of the community based 
> blacklist/anti-spam groups where they use a dispersed reporting tool to 
> identify servers to blacklist and email address's to identify providers 
> that may have violators on their system, or in the case of this one file 
> complaints in bulk with the spammer.
> 
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Frog

Note that they don't do this anymore (this is mentioned at the end of
the article). The spammers' response was effective enough to win them
the battle :(

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/05/16/AR2006051601873.html

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Programmer, musician, typesetting enthusiast, gamer...
http://micah.cowan.name/
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