[SpamCop-List] Re: Hacking Spamcop?
nobody at devnull.spamcop.net
Tue Jun 15 16:17:37 EDT 2004
"Larry Kilgallen" wrote
> Brent Bice writes:
> > Spambo wrote:
> >> WRT bounces, what you say is only true if the destination server
> >> emails to non-existent email addresses and then spams forged From
> >> addresses with bounces to emails that they never sent. If the
> >> acts like a good netizen and refuses to accept emails that it
> >> deliver then it doesn't send spam to the spamtraps.
> > But supposing the SMTP server is a gateway for another, internal
> > server that does the local delivery? If you've got a *nix box
> > running an MTA (say, to do filtering and shield some internal
> > mailserver), it doesn't know what addresses will be deliverable or
> > not, just what domains it should handle email for and forward to
> > the internal mailserver/s.
> In these days of spam, such a configuration is just plain broken.
which RFC does it break, please? otherwise s/broken/annoying/
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