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Re: [vox] Spam from vox

On Sat, 2003-01-18 at 09:36, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> hola,
> just to be safe, please don't report this spam to *anybody*.
> in particular, spamcop has updated their header heuristics in the past
> few months and are *MUCH* better about detecting valid list traffic, but
> they're still not perfect.
> i've already blocked the network where the spam originated.  they can no
> longer send email to lugod.org.
> sorry folks, the fault was mine.  i was on autopilot and totally blew
> it.  i must have approved the spam without thinking.  first time spam
> reached the list in 4 years of vox traffic.   sorry!
> pete
> ps- karsten has an excellent piece on the nigerian scam.  you can prolly
>    google for it.  actually, that's how i first came to know him.  i
>    believe he wrote it before the scam became so widespread.

At work they sent an address to send it to, they wouldn't block the
mailing list, just would try and find more on it :). 

Don't feel sorry Pete, you have one fault: Being human :).


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