Complete history of Giganews.com

The following is a summary of all spam observed from Giganews.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	   17	   71	   33.8
1999/10/20	   70	  337	  152.6	  2	   35.0	  168.5	   76.3
1999/11/9	   22	   77	   39.6	 20	    1.1	    3.9	    2.0
1999/11/29	   24	   63	   36.4	 20	    1.2	    3.1	    1.8
1999/12/14	   14	   59	   28.6	 15	    0.9	    3.9	    1.9
2000/1/19	   20	   61	   32.9	 36	    0.6	    1.7	    0.9
2000/2/25	   66	  206	  110.2	 37	    1.8	    5.6	    3.0
2000/4/7	   23	   96	   46.4	 41	    0.6	    2.3	    1.1
2000/5/19	   22	   90	   44.0	 42	    0.5	    2.1	    1.0
2000/6/9	  126	  566	  263.4	 21	    6.0	   27.0	   12.5
2000/6/23	   30	   64	   40.9	 14	    2.1	    4.6	    2.9
2000/7/7	   28	   42	   32.5	 14	    2.0	    3.0	    2.3
2000/7/23	   29	   77	   44.4	 16	    1.8	    4.8	    2.8
2000/9/11	   88	  243	  139.8	 50	    1.8	    4.9	    2.8

Total:		  579	 2052	 1045.5
average		    1.8	    6.3	    3.2

14 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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