[Python-Dev] Summary of Tracker Issues
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Wed May 16 12:07:36 CEST 2007
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stephen J. Turnbull [mailto:stephen at xemacs.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 16, 2007 5:10 AM
> To: Aaron Brady
> Cc: 'Georg Brandl'; python-dev at python.org
> Subject: Re: [Python-Dev] Summary of Tracker Issues
> Aaron Brady writes:
> > > ISTM you need one only question requiring human attention at a time,
> > > because once a spammer assigns a human (or inhuman of equivalent
> > > intelligence) to cracking you, you're toast.
> > I can't believe this is still profitable. It's either lucrative or
> > fulfilling, and malice, if the latter.
> That's precisely my point. I don't think it is profitable, and
> therefore at a reasonable expense to us (one of us makes up a question
> every couple of days) we can make the tracker an unprofitable target
> for spammers, and probably avoid most spam.
> There's ample evidence of malicious behavior by spammers who feel
> threatened or thwarted, though.
Can we spam back? /blink/ Click here for free therapy. //blink/
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