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Re: give up on one losing battle?
On Mon, Mar 05, 2007 at 10:43:23PM -0500, Charles Wilson wrote:
>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>This is coming from the point of view of someone who arguably has to
>>deal with more spam than anyone else here, btw.
>That may be, but here's my war story: during one of the spam-eruptions
>a few years ago, my (old) email address single-handedly brought down my
>alma mater's mailserver. Over 6000 spams a day: half of the entire
>campus's traffic combined -- even counting that the other users were
>also receiving much higher than normal spam traffic, thanks to the
>spamphoon. You know you're in trouble when the head of the entire
>institute's IT department tracks down your out-of-state cell phone
I doubt that you really want to swap spam stories with me. Remember
that I administer sourceware.org and I've been receiving email on
the internet since 1987 or so.