[Project_owners] spammers on a project's mailinglist

David Boswell davidwboswell at yahoo.com
Fri Sep 22 16:15:14 EDT 2006


I get a steady stream of spam on the lists I moderate.  I'm not sure
how mozdev compares in volume of spam to other open source sites, but
hopefully we can do more to minimize this pain.  The new server should
do a better job of filtering out spam.  There is a bug open with some
details about what we're working on:

Block the huge volume of spam being sent to Mozdev
http://bugzilla.mozdev.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9341


David



> Hello Project-owners
> 
> are there other projects receiving spam on their mailinglist ?
> it started this week .. about 2,3 a day. ofcourse, they require
> approval so they don't get through, nevertheless, annoying ..
> did something change ?
> 
> curious,
> *-pike
> 
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Formwidgets post from roycehouser at 0451.com requires approval
> Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2006 14:59:11 -0400
> From: formwidgets-owner at mozdev.org
> To: formwidgets-owner at mozdev.org
> 
> As list administrator, your authorization is requested for the
> following mailing list posting:
> 
>     List:    Formwidgets at mozdev.org
>     From:    roycehouser at 0451.com
>     Subject: Your future, pardon bowl
>     Reason:  Post by non-member to a members-only list
> 
> At your convenience, visit:
> 
>     http://mozdev.org/mailman/admindb/formwidgets
> 
> to approve or deny the request.
> 
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