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Activists at Moveon.org get blocked for spamming




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Date: 6 Jun 2003 15:04:31 -0000
Subject: [ST #179546]:postmaster: moveon.org / 64.124.204.41 spamblock
In-Reply-To: <rt-179546@Support Tracker>postmaster@outblaze.com
From: "Outblaze Postmaster via RT" <postmaster@outblaze.com>
RT-Ticket: Support Tracker #179546
Reply-To: postmaster@outblaze.com
To: "'OtherRecipients of Support Tracker Ticket #179546'": ;

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Hi

You say moveon.org sends only solicited mail to people who sign up for your
activist alerts.

I can assure you that our webmaster account webmaster@usa.com did not sign up
for this.

Further, the people that read this account are not located in the USA, and
therefore would not at all be interested in taking part in a march on the
white house.  As a matter of fact our webmaster team is located in Hong Kong.
  Do I understand that by extending them this invitation, you plan to invite
them over from Hong Kong, and pay their airfare / hotel and other expenses?

Hmm - I see that this particular petitioner has also got himself a rather
large list of webmaster addresses from various other countries (I count a huge
bunch of Brazilian addresses in the cc field of the spam below, for example).

Please read http://spamblock.outblaze.com/massmail.html - the guidelines under
which your IP was blocked

regards
-srs
postmaster@outblaze.com

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Date: 24 Feb 2003 14:40:49 -0000
Message-ID: <20030224144049.15950.qmail@web02.moveon.org>
From: "malbahtanh" <malbahtanh@hotmail.com>
To: bsrocha@hotmail.com, tiagorubinho@yahoo.com.br,
alunos-l@dee.ufrj.br, undisclosed@hotmail.com, list@hotmail.com,
all@hotmail.com, tarcio@momentus.com.br, webmaster@netrio.com.br,
webmaster@boadica.com.br, webmaster@uol.com.br, webmaster@usa.com
Subject: Join me in a Virtual March on Washington
Mime-Version: 1.0

Please join me NOW in registering for a Virtual March on Washington
for February 26th. We are asking Congress to stop the Bush
administration's rush to war, and to Let the Inspections Work.
Time is running out.

With your help, on February 26th, every Senate office will receive
a call EVERY MINUTE from a constituent, as they receive a
simultaneous crush of faxes and email. In New York and Washington
D.C., "antiwar rooms" will highlight the progress of the day for
national media. Local media will visit the "antiwar room" online,
to monitor this constituent march throughout the day.

With your help, every Senate office switchboard will be lit up all
day with our antiwar messages. This will be a powerful reminder
of the breadth and depth of opposition to a war in Iraq.

Just go to:

http://www.moveon.org/winwithoutwar/

Please join me and sign up today. This has never been done
before. Let's be part of it.

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[pmk@wawd.com - Fri Jun  6 14:48:21 2003]:

 >
 >
 >
 > Hello:
 >
 > You are currently blocking 64.124.204.41, MoveOn.org's
 > (www.moveon.org) webserver, as a "direct spam source".
 >
 > MoveOn.org sends only solicited mail to folks who have signed up, via
 > the MoveOn.org website, for updates on political issues.  Over 3
 > million people, world-wide, receive MoveOn's action updates.
 >
 > Currently, your users are unable to receive the messages they've
 > requested due to apparent filtering of 64.124.204.41.
 >
 > Could you please remove these filters so that your users can continue
 > to receive the messages they've requested?
 >
 > Thanks in advance.
 >
 > Best,
 > --
 > Patrick Michael Kane
 > We Also Walk Dogs
 > <pmk@wawd.com>
 >



















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Date: 6 Jun 2003 15:38:10 -0000
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Message-Id: <rt-179546-1021408.2.59510664345974@Support Tracker>
Subject: [ST #179546]:postmaster: moveon.org / 64.124.204.41 spamblock
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Sender: postmaster@outblaze.com

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Hi

Can you let me know if mailouts from your site will now comply with
http://spamblock.outblaze.com/massmail.html - especially the part about
confirmed optin?

I will now unblock your IP and add you as a point of contact to report any
further abuse from this IP.  Please note that the block may be reimposed if we
note any further such issues.

regards
srs
postmaster@outblaze.com

[pmk@wawd.com - Fri Jun  6 15:28:30 2003]:

 >
 >
 >
 > Hello:
 >
 > [snip]
 > > Hmm - I see that this particular petitioner has also got himself a rather
 > > large list of webmaster addresses from various other countries (I 
count a huge
 > > bunch of Brazilian addresses in the cc field of the spam below, for 
example).
 >
 > This message was sent when we used to have a 'passalong' feature on
 > the website.  We now use mailto: links instead, to avoid users using
 > the webserver as a relay.  Please remove the block.
 >
 > Best,
 > --
 > Patrick Michael Kane
 > We Also Walk Dogs
 > <pmk@wawd.com>
 > 




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