[SpamCop-List] Re: Sending bounce notifs to spammers - hot or not?
none at domain.invalid
Mon Aug 23 23:25:21 EDT 2004
"D. Chang" <scry$bbler at h!ot*mai*l.!co#m> wrote in message
news:cgeidp$6ir$1 at news.spamcop.net...
> I own my own domain, and I've started to send completely unmunged
> notifications from my domain as the postmaster. It seems to be
> I have no sure way of telling.
> Is this going to garner spam to my postmaster account? (None yet.)
> effective? Will this be effective if I'm reporting a "bounce" to an
> that I received at my domain, but was sent to an address that's not
> domain and then auto-forwarded to my domain? The headers do show
> spam ended up at my domain.
Well, commonly accepted practice nowadays is to never send bounce
notifications... especially for spam, since there's about a 99.999%
chance that the return address is forged. It'll definitely get you put
into block-lists if your bounce happens to hit a spam-trap address set
up by those Block Lists.
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