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From: ALIP BUDIANTO <rabbit8888@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Recent lists mail loss
Date: Tue, 02 Feb 2010 07:03:07
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Recent lists mail loss by "Robin H. Johnson"
On Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 11:40 AM, Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@g.o>wrote:

> As the listadmin, I'd like to apologize for some recent lists mail loss. > > A spammer managed to get a subscription confirmation email send to a > spamtrap address, that promptly caused the lists server to be listed on > a blacklist for 12-14 hours. > > During that time, approximately 2000 list deliveries were rejected due > to the RBL. First recorded rejection was around Feb 1 00:20 UTC, last > recorded was Feb 1 13:35 UTC. > > I've included full log details in a blogpost: > > > If you know anybody that runs similar spamtraps, please ask them to > ensure list confirmation requests are NOT treated as spam. > > -- > Robin Hugh Johnson > Gentoo Linux: Developer, Trustee & Infrastructure Lead > E-Mail : robbat2@g.o > GnuPG FP : 11AC BA4F 4778 E3F6 E4ED F38E B27B 944E 3488 4E85 >
Woah so thats why I had to move the subscribe messages to the Inbox in gmail. THey may be CONNECTED TO THAT SPAM LIST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!