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Re: [SLE] For those who follow such things [ot]
  • From: Michael W Cocke <cocke@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 15 Apr 2006 19:51:23 -0400
  • Message-id: <hk134250if0hkm8rc1jtjtsj9k04npaq92@xxxxxxx>
On Sat, 15 Apr 2006 20:57:48 +0200, you wrote:

>On Saturday 15 April 2006 20:17, Per Jessen wrote:
>> Vince Littler wrote:
>> > In the past 36 hours, I have been hit by several dozen
>> > 'Undeliverable mail Returned to sender' messages, in response to
>> > spam sent out notionally in the name of my domain. Thank you for
>> > your contribution, Patrick Shanahan, to placing my email address in
>> > plain view on the internet.
>> By participating in forums/lists such as this you have already done
>> so yourself. Patricks contribution (whatever it might be) is
>> negligible.
>> Several dozen in 36hours isn't too bad. I have a customer that is
>> regularly hit by waves of 100.000/day.
>He won't listen. He's bound and determined that Patrick, and only
>Patrick is the reason he gets spam. I did a search, and found his
>address in several places on the net. But he'll keep right on
>complaining as if anyone really cared.

I've been using my real email address for years, here, there &
everywhere. If you're willing to configure spamassassin properly and
do a bit of 'outside the box thinking' it doesn't have any impact on

If you're not confused, you're not trying hard enough.
Please note - Due to the intense volume of spam, we have installed
site-wide spam filters at If email from you bounces,
try non-HTML, non-encoded, non-attachments,

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