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Re: [SLE] bounce junk mail
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 14 May 2005 15:09:32 +0200
  • Message-id: <200505141509.32234.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 14 May 2005 15:09, Colin Carter wrote:
> Hi,
> I am using KMail.
> When I get junk mail I usually just bounce it and never hear back.
> But today when I bounced a "give me your money" email it just
> sat in the outbox and blocked the queue. Nothing would go past it.
> It was from azeezabdul2005@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> When I trashed it the queue moved.
> Any ideas?

Bogus Return-Path, most likely.

Don't bounce. It's not worth it, because the spammers won't care (if they did
they wouldn't keep trying to send email to message ID strings that happen to
look like email addresses), all you're doing is doubling the wasted bandwidth
from the spam

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