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Sorry about the spam, blocked.

Sorry about the spam, blocked.

From:
Zed A. Shaw
Date:
2011-01-06 @ 07:54
Hi everyone,

R. Tyler Croy told me there was an insane amount of spam on the yajl
list and he was right, thousands of messages actually.  I got in there
and blocked all of the following domains that were obviously sending
spam:

http://librelist.com/blocked_sites.txt

And I'm staying on this list to block sites and come up with a spam plan
for this new spammer that's figured out the librelist signup path.

Again, sorry for the spam, and if you're on other librelist lists with
spam let me know so I can get in and inspect them.

-- 
Zed A. Shaw
http://zedshaw.com/

Re: [yajl] Sorry about the spam, blocked.

From:
Lloyd Hilaiel
Date:
2011-01-06 @ 09:15
Thanks for saving our list, Zed!

On Jan 6, 2011, at 9:54 AM, Zed A. Shaw wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> 
> R. Tyler Croy told me there was an insane amount of spam on the yajl
> list and he was right, thousands of messages actually.  I got in there
> and blocked all of the following domains that were obviously sending
> spam:
> 
> http://librelist.com/blocked_sites.txt
> 
> And I'm staying on this list to block sites and come up with a spam plan
> for this new spammer that's figured out the librelist signup path.
> 
> Again, sorry for the spam, and if you're on other librelist lists with
> spam let me know so I can get in and inspect them.
> 
> -- 
> Zed A. Shaw
> http://zedshaw.com/

Re: [yajl] Sorry about the spam, blocked.

From:
Hatem Nassrat
Date:
2011-01-06 @ 13:44
On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 3:54 AM, Zed A. Shaw <zedshaw@zedshaw.com> wrote:
> R. Tyler Croy told me there was an insane amount of spam on the yajl
> list and he was right, thousands of messages actually.  I got in there

Never saw so many emails in my inbox. So is it only the yajl list that
was spammed? that seems deliberately weird (if that makes any sense).

--
Hatem Nassrat

Re: [yajl] Sorry about the spam, blocked.

From:
Zed A. Shaw
Date:
2011-01-06 @ 18:29
On Thu, Jan 06, 2011 at 09:44:38AM -0400, Hatem Nassrat wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 3:54 AM, Zed A. Shaw <zedshaw@zedshaw.com> wrote:
> > R. Tyler Croy told me there was an insane amount of spam on the yajl
> > list and he was right, thousands of messages actually.  I got in there
> 
> Never saw so many emails in my inbox. So is it only the yajl list that
> was spammed? that seems deliberately weird (if that makes any sense).

Yes, it was only yajl. So I have no idea who you guys pissed off, but by
the time I got to it there was 2900 emails in the *queue* and the
librelist server was pegged at 90% CPU trying to process them.  That
means there was a huge amount probably going to just your list.

I'm now running nearly every blocking trick in the book, and will take
some time to add some minimal blacklisting soon.  Looks like now it's
all gone and getting blocked but I'll stay here for a while.

-- 
Zed A. Shaw
http://zedshaw.com/