Complete history of Worldnet

The following is a summary of all spam observed from Worldnet 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

1999/10/20	   39	  121	   66.1
1999/11/1	   33	  112	   60.5	 12	    2.8	    9.3	    5.0
1999/11/12	   23	   55	   34.5	 11	    2.1	    5.0	    3.1
1999/12/9	   22	   57	   33.5	 27	    0.8	    2.1	    1.2
1999/12/14	   64	  290	  133.9	  5	   12.8	   58.0	   26.8
1999/12/17	   49	  245	  109.6	  3	   16.3	   81.7	   36.5
2000/1/3	  123	  582	  264.8	 17	    7.2	   34.2	   15.6
2000/3/14	  122	  345	  200.8	 71	    1.7	    4.9	    2.8
2000/4/21	   26	   52	   34.5	 37	    0.7	    1.4	    0.9
2000/5/19	   32	   60	   42.7	 28	    1.1	    2.1	    1.5
2000/6/9	   43	  155	   78.1	 21	    2.0	    7.4	    3.7
2000/9/11	  115	  245	  157.6	 94	    1.2	    2.6	    1.7

Total:		  691	 2319	 1216.7
average		    2.1	    7.1	    3.7

12 samples covering 326 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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