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  1. Dave the Resurrector

    Dave the Resurrector was a so-called "resurrector bot" that responded to any attempts at canceling a message on the usenet newsgroup by re-posting the message. It was written by Chris Lewis. The bot is notable as once of the very first escalations in the SPAM arms race.

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  1. Dave the Resurrector

    [Usenet; also abbreviated DtR] A cancelbot that cancels cancels. Dave the Resurrector originated when some spam-spewers decided to try to impede spam-fighting by wholesale cancellation of anti-spam coordination messages in the newsgroup.


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