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Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 21:23:19 -0500
From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>
Subject: Re: first spam message on the list

> This was unusually quick.  S - thank you for posting the list address on
> a blog non-obfuscated. :-(
> 
> http://c-skills.blogspot.com/2008/02/open-source-software-security-wiki.html

Well, while this is lame, it was bound to happen eventually anyhow.

> 
> I've just enabled a simple spam filter for the list address (it will
> drop HTML-only messages - and more).  I will also be turning on message
> pre-moderation.  It's a pity that we have to do this so early.

What is message pre-moderation?  Can you expand on what that means?  Will
it let subscribers still post unmoderated?

> 
> Anyone would like to be a moderator (and receive the undetected spam)?
> 

I can do this.  It's a horrible thankless job, but the more we have, the
better things will be.  Getting some folks scattered around the world would
be helpful.

-- 
    JB

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