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SubjectRe: [OFFTOPIC] Spamcop
On Thu, 12 Sep 2002, Larry McVoy wrote:

> Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2002 14:13:38 -0700
> From: Larry McVoy <>
> To: Gerhard Mack <>
> Cc: Russell King <>,
> Linux Kernel List <>
> Subject: Re: [OFFTOPIC] Spamcop
> On Thu, Sep 12, 2002 at 05:06:15PM -0400, Gerhard Mack wrote:
> > Check your logs .. it looks like maybe somone was sending spoofed
> > requests? Either that or somone was a total dumbass.
> >
> > I wonder how hard it is to generate enough requests to get somone listed.
> In the for what it is worth department, I got mail from ""
> with a subject of "cool game" or something like that, and it was obviously
> forged. It's interesting that they are getting smart enough to make it look
> like it comes from someone that you've communicated with in the past. Sigh.

Looking at it again it takes 3 requests in 48 hours.. a number that is
stupidly low. And since the headders are munged there is no way to tell
from the complaints if they are all the same recipiant or not.


Gerhard Mack

<>< As a computer I find your faith in technology amusing.

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