Peter Dambier peter at
Thu Jul 6 17:03:21 UTC 2006

Henry Linneweh wrote:
> I still comment here periodically when it is prudent to do so, I set this email account specifically for Nanog,
> anticipating spam....
> -Henry
> sage ----
> From: Dominic J. Eidson <sauron at>
> To: nanog at
> Sent: Thursday, July 6, 2006 8:14:58 AM
> Subject: Re: NANOG Spam?
> On Thu, 6 Jul 2006, Sabri Berisha wrote:
>>On Wed, Jul 05, 2006 at 05:20:04PM -0400, Jim Popovitch wrote:
>>>Finally, we crawled the archives of the big lists and have come
>>>up with a list of subscribers who haven't posted in over 9 months, we
>>>plan to set the mod bit on them too very soon.
>>So people who are 'real' but lurk a loti should reply to this message so
>>they don't get moderated :)


Having very good experiences with spam filters (I have them all switched off :)
I did not even see the spam. My "manual spamfilter" successfully removed them.

Yes, I remember spam with nanog in the sender field. I receive a lot of
spam from everybody, including myself. That is why it never occured it me
it might not have been faked.

> The question would be - if you're hit by the moderation bit, and post a
> message that makes it past whatever moderator's criteria.. Do you then
> lose the moderation bit, since you how have posted within the last 9
> months, and thusly have (unmoderated) access?
> Or maybe this is just an exercise in let's-fly-by-the-seat-of-our-pants...
> - d.

Mine is more a fly-by without pants :)

Having been hit by the lurking bit, you most likely have not spammed or
that bit would not be set in the first place.

Looks like a job for a trunk monkey.

Peter and Karin

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