Anyone else noticing a distributed mass subscribe attack going on their lists?

I've noticed a massive number of attempts a small subset of email addresses, 
with modifiers (, going on.

It appears the address is valid ... so it appears to be some kind of hit job to 
flood someone's inbox.

Luckily the address's are trivial to block using 'ban_list'.

The hosts they are using appear to be from all over the place, although they do 
seem to be favoring hosts serviced by


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visiting  My goal is $6000 but any amount is 

You can see where my donations come from by visiting my interactive donation 
map ... (it's a geeky thing).

I may have diabetes, but diabetes doesn't have me!

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