Complete history of Alt.net

The following is a summary of all spam observed from Alt.net since tracking began. Some samples encompass multiple days.

NOTE: Rahul.net suffered a disk crash on 13 Oct 1999. History information has been lost. These numbers may only reflect spam seen since 13 Oct 1999.

Date		Posts	Groups	BI	Days	Average

1999/11/1	   12	   84	   30.9
1999/11/16	   12	   86	   32.0	 15	    0.8	    5.7	    2.1
1999/11/29	   11	   85	   30.6	 13	    0.8	    6.5	    2.4
1999/12/6	   35	  226	   88.7	  7	    5.0	   32.3	   12.7
1999/12/9	   17	   99	   40.5	  3	    5.7	   33.0	   13.5
1999/12/14	   38	  232	   93.8	  5	    7.6	   46.4	   18.8
1999/12/16	   22	  148	   56.9	  2	   11.0	   74.0	   28.5
1999/12/17	   12	   77	   30.4	  1	   12.0	   77.0	   30.4
1999/12/21	   42	  270	  106.3	  4	   10.5	   67.5	   26.6
2000/1/3	   41	  195	   87.6	 13	    3.2	   15.0	    6.7
2000/1/12	   12	   76	   30.1	  9	    1.3	    8.4	    3.3
2000/1/24	   25	  128	   53.9	 12	    2.1	   10.7	    4.5
2000/2/25	  286	 1017	  516.4	 32	    8.9	   31.8	   16.1
2000/3/14	  416	 1720	  800.0	 18	   23.1	   95.6	   44.4
2000/4/21	   53	  174	   86.8	 37	    1.4	    4.7	    2.3
2000/5/19	   21	   73	   35.3	 28	    0.8	    2.6	    1.3
2000/6/9	   26	  102	   45.9	 21	    1.2	    4.9	    2.2
2000/7/7	   47	  182	   82.0	 28	    1.7	    6.5	    2.9
2000/7/23	   83	  258	  141.1	 16	    5.2	   16.1	    8.8
2000/9/11	  180	  737	  344.0	 50	    3.6	   14.7	    6.9

Total:		 1391	 5969	 2733.3
average		    4.4	   19.0	    8.7

20 samples covering 314 days

Notes:

Date
Ending date of sample period. YY/MM/DD format.
Posts
Total number of articles identified as spam during that period.
Groups
Total number of newsgroups spammed.
BI
Breidbart Index
Days
Number of days encompassed by the sample period.
Average
Average daily spam during the sample period.

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