[Mailman-Users] Sevier Issue with mails, are these compromised?

Amit Bhatt misterbhatt at gmail.com
Mon May 14 19:21:15 CEST 2012

So, does it mean that we cannot run our mailman with hosting provider like 
Hostgator? If this is the case, who is good service provider where our 
mailing list can work properly without such interruption.


Amit Bhatt
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Larry Stone" <lstone19 at stonejongleux.com>
To: <Mailman-Users at python.org>
Sent: Monday, May 14, 2012 10:11 PM
Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] Sevier Issue with mails, are these compromised?

> On Mon, 14 May 2012, Amit Bhatt wrote:
>> Today, I've got an E-Mail from them saying that as per the mail policy, 
>> our members can send 500 mails per hour but we are exceeding the number 
>> of mails a day!
>> While the fact is we have around 360 members and we send hardly 50 to 60 
>> messages in entire day of 24:00.
>> so, I am unable to understand what's wrong with us. Are some of our mails 
>> account got hacked and compromised?
> I suspect you don't understand how emails are counted. Each list message 
> to each recipinet probably counts as one email. If I'm understanding you 
> correctly, your are sending 50 to 60 messages per day to 360 users. 50 
> times 360 is 18,000 outgoing messages per day.
>> Hostgator team has send me the number of messages and Email addresses 
>> sent from:
>> --------------------------
>> sayeverything-bounces at sayeverything.org: 11,655
> That fits with my assumption above.
> -- Larry Stone
>    lstone19 at stonejongleux.com
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