[Slackbuilds-users] Spam - is it only me?

Martin Pagnan mpagnan at acanac.net
Tue Dec 7 20:52:01 UTC 2010

Thanks to all for getting back. As long as Slackbuilds is not beginning 
used by a spammer, I am fine.

On 12/07/2010 10:23 AM, John Coppens wrote:
> On Tue, 07 Dec 2010 09:25:43 -0500
> Martin Pagnan<mpagnan at acanac.net>  wrote:
>> "<someone>  at<mail site>"
> I don't think mass spammers are too interested in someone who is even
> mildly trying to obfuscate their e-mails. Those are not the victims
> they are trying to hit. After all, most _are_ trying to sell something.
> Instead of mailing lists, I'd rather look at, for example, the circle of
> people who have you in their address books and got hit by one of the
> disseminating worms. Or included you in one of those 'missing kid' or
> 'need kidney' letters.
> Also, the fact we are in the month of the national spending frenzy must
> have some influence on spam volume...
> I've learned to live with the spammers, bogofilter quite happily
> assigns them to the folder where they belong.
> I do object somewhat to google's automatic un-obfuscating feature. Try
> putting your e-mail into google (with the @ in it), and it'll find the
> sites mentioning you with<at>'s.
> John
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