Complete history of Geocities.com

The following is a summary of all spam observed from Geocities.com 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

1999/10/18	   38	  233	   81.2
1999/10/20	  177	  240	  192.6	  2	   88.5	  120.0	   96.3
1999/10/22	   66	   75	   68.2	  2	   33.0	   37.5	   34.1
1999/10/29	   62	  744	  189.4	  7	    8.9	  106.3	   27.1
1999/11/1	   23	  423	   97.4	  3	    7.7	  141.0	   32.5
1999/11/3	   21	   65	   32.2	  2	   10.5	   32.5	   16.1
1999/11/9	   13	   86	   30.1	  6	    2.2	   14.3	    5.0
1999/11/16	   18	  102	   39.9	  7	    2.6	   14.6	    5.7
1999/11/29	   26	  172	   61.4	 13	    2.0	   13.2	    4.7
1999/12/6	   14	   83	   30.8	  7	    2.0	   11.9	    4.4
1999/12/21	   16	   93	   34.8	 15	    1.1	    6.2	    2.3
2000/1/3	   21	  120	   44.5	 13	    1.6	    9.2	    3.4
2000/1/14	   14	   83	   32.4	 11	    1.3	    7.5	    2.9
2000/1/19	   17	  129	   45.2	  5	    3.4	   25.8	    9.0
2000/1/24	   13	   92	   32.8	  5	    2.6	   18.4	    6.5
2000/2/25	  236	 1162	  503.0	 32	    7.4	   36.3	   15.7
2000/3/14	  240	  976	  462.1	 18	   13.3	   54.2	   25.7
2000/4/7	   57	  457	  157.1	 23	    2.5	   19.9	    6.8
2000/4/21	   47	  286	  106.3	 14	    3.4	   20.4	    7.6
2000/4/28	   44	  294	  105.5	  7	    6.3	   42.0	   15.1
2000/5/5	   38	  184	   76.3	  7	    5.4	   26.3	   10.9
2000/5/19	   71	  267	  121.3	 14	    5.1	   19.1	    8.7
2000/6/23	  157	  746	  320.6	 35	    4.5	   21.3	    9.2
2000/7/7	   78	  434	  175.9	 14	    5.6	   31.0	   12.6
2000/7/23	  116	  642	  265.4	 16	    7.2	   40.1	   16.6
2000/9/11	  241	 1512	  588.0	 50	    4.8	   30.2	   11.8

Total:		 1864	 9700	 3894.4
average		    5.7	   29.6	   11.9

26 samples covering 328 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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