[SURBL-Discuss] 'Geocities Spam' ... a miracle ?

Jeff Chan jeffc at surbl.org
Fri Dec 16 11:48:09 CET 2005


On Friday, December 16, 2005, 1:59:21 AM, Eric Montréal wrote:
> Hi,

> Looks like, after months ignoring the problem, a miracle finally 
> happened at Yahoo / Geocities tonight ...

> Yesterday, my list of alive Geocities spammy sites was more than 350 
> names long.

> Tonight it's down to ... 14 Geocities sites ! All others have been shutdown
> http://nospam.mailpeers.net/alive_spammy.txt

> Just for fun, here is the RIP list:
> http://nospam.mailpeers.net/rip_spammy.txt
[...]

> Are they all 403 or 404 ?

> Would be too bad if they ... just banned my spider! (I connected from 3 
> different places, got the same results)

Woohoo!  I spot checked about a dozen and they were all 403 for
me too.  Looks like they're finally getting a handle on their abuse.

Jeff C.
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