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  1. Automated Retroactive Minimal Moderation (ARMM) was a program developed in 1993 by Richard Depew to aid in the control of Usenet abuse

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  2. Concerned by abusive posts emanating from certain anonymous-posting sites, Depew developed ARMM to allow news administrators to automatically issue cancel messages for such posts

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 11, 2009
  3. This was a controversial act, as many news administrators and users were concerned about censorship of the netnews medium

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  4. An early version of ARMM contained a bug which caused it to post follow-ups to its own messages, recursively sending posts to the news.admin.policy newsgroup

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 11, 2009
  5. This was an early example of (unintentional) Usenet spam

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