[Project_owners] spammers on a project's mailinglist

Patrick Brunschwig patrick.brunschwig at gmx.net
Mon Sep 25 00:09:16 EDT 2006


Brian King wrote:
> pike wrote:
>> 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 ?
> 
> *All* mozdev lists I moderate receive spam. Some hundreds per week.
> However, some of these are lists with publicly published addresses, e.g.
> feedback at .
> 
> Just guessing, I'd say the more popular/mature a project becomes, the
> more spam the list receives.

I think I have to agree. The Enigmail list has sometimes more than 50
spam mails per day, our ham/spam ratio is often less than 1/20 ...

-Patrick


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