[SpamCop-List] Re: Why can't I blacklist this?
bud at telus.net
Mon Jan 26 12:07:43 EST 2004
Godwin Stewart wrote:
> On Sun, 25 Jan 2004 22:44:02 -0800, Bud wrote:
> > After processing and reporting, I go back into MW to blacklist and I'm
> > told that can't be done for lack of a 'from'..........
> The "From:" header is trivial to forge and spammers routinely do so.
> Therefore, building a blocking rule on a header abused in such a way
> I'd write to Rev. Bruce Meikle at rbm#smu,edu to let him know that his
> machine has been 0wn3d and is being used to spray spam all over the world.
> SC sticks with the postmaster@ approach, and indeed a quick telnet session
> confirms that the address does exist (as it should) but it doesn't confirm
> that it's read.
> G. Stewart -- s/loopback\.// to reply -- Remember: TINLC
Thank you, I appreciate the time you took. Copied and pasted into notebook.
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