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Re: [opensuse] Can spam be defeated?
  • From: John Andersen <jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2006 01:07:17 -0900
  • Message-id: <200612210107.18268.jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 20 December 2006 23:37, Joachim Kieferle wrote:
> IF BY ACCIDENT a mail is blocked, the positive effect from that is, that
> the senders are informed about blocking (e.g. Blocked - see
> http://cbl.abuseat.org/lookup.cgi?ip=82.197.44.218), whereas
> SpamAssassin "just" marks the spam and one tends to delete the spam
> without even reading the header / sender.

Whoa there big fella!

You are ADDING to the PROBLEM by generating backscatter, and
probably joe jobbing some poor schmuck who the spammer
pretended to be.



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