** Sometime around 20:55 +0200 4/13/97, Alexander Verbraeck sent everyone:
>Here's my current list. It contains everything I got after the second or
>third day or so; after the filters took hold. The number in front tells
>how many e-mails I got for those users.
Awesome. Thanks, Alexander.
>> However, a *minor* pattern has become evident, and has allowed me to
>> write an effective filter to catch many of the illicit subs: apparently,
>> a good portion of these attacks are directed against Italian addresses.
>> Filtering on the subject of the "Welcome" message (on which I'm CCed)
>> *and* ".ir\r\r" (i.e., ".ir<cr><cr>") in the body of the message has
>> enabled me to trap the Italian addresses on ListProc.
>Beware: .ir is IRAN, .it is ITALY.
I *know* that I originally typed ".it"; the modem switched it on me, I think.
*sigh* (Thanks for catching that.)
>For European users this would be tedious;
>on one of my lists I have 34 users from Italy, who regularly post.
Oh, I'm just catching the subscribes. In my case, posts come only from me.
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