[SpamCop-List] Re: Beware: superfluous links.
rmu93awSPAMB02 at sneakemail.com
Wed Apr 14 17:26:44 EDT 2004
Gordon Hudson wrote:
> "Dan Ric|-.ter" <dan at w-i-m-b-a-RemoveAllHyphens.com> wrote in message
> news:c5j3vs$bmp$1 at news.spamcop.net...
>>I got a spam today that included the following at the end:
>> <a href=http://first.example.com>~</a>
>> <a href=http://second.example.com>`</a>
>>(Of course, in the spam they were innocent sites, not example.com
>>These were included with the explicit goal of fooling SpamCop. SpamCop
>>will not parse empty <A> tags, so the spammer included a little text
>>Be careful! Don't LART innocent domains!
> This is becoming a considerable problem for ISP's and I almost posted a
> similar message to yours
> We are starting to get false reports caused by this and its very difficult
> and time consuming to deal with them all in such a way as to prevent our
> mail servers being blacklisted.
> We could easily start looking like a spam friendly provider if we don't
> follow up each report
> (and they come from other sources, not just spamcop).
IPs belonging to spamvertised URLs *DO NOT* generate listings on
the SCBL. The SCBL contains only IPs identified as being the
source (origination point) of the spam emails.
Just a SpamCop newsgroup participant, not an admin or employee of
SpamCop or related domains.
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