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Re: [SLE] For those who follow such things [ot]
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 16 Apr 2006 02:19:39 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0604160216560.27297@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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The Saturday 2006-04-15 at 21:13 +0200, Per Jessen wrote:

> What I meant was - if anyone wants to harvest email-addresses, all they
> have to do is sign up for a few mailing-lists. The minute you write to
> a list, your email-address is public. Archiving might make the
> addresses more accessible, but not more public.

That's true enough. Still, I don't like to make life easier for them by
including people emails in my texts.

>
> >> Several dozen in 36hours isn't too bad. I have a customer that is
> >> regularly hit by waves of 100.000/day.
> >
> > Bounces? Or simply spams?
> > Because I know how to filter spam, but bounces caused by spam, no, not
> > yet.
>
> No, 100.000 bounces because of emails/spams sent with a forged
> sender-address.

Horrible! :-(

How can you fight that, besides dumping the client (recipient) address?

- --
Cheers,
Carlos Robinson

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