[SpamCop-List] Re: Can someone clue me in on a few things?
tc_scv at metacralwer.com
Wed Mar 3 14:49:50 EST 2004
Thank you. I was glad to see someone who was able to answer a question
seriously without feeling the need to show what an a-hole they are.
I appreciate the clarification.
"Marjolein Katsma" <nobody at spamcop.net> wrote in message
news:Xns94A16F0321450homesitehelp at 22.214.171.124...
> Pete (tc_scv at metacralwer.com) wrote in
> news:c23q6e$m5s$1 at news.spamcop.net:
> > 1. When you are a "mole" for spamcop, what does spamcop do with the
> > reported spam?
> Your reports are added to the statistics that "feed" the SpamCop
> blacklist; they don't go directly to any ISPs involved.
> > 2. If spamcop does something with the reported spam, how does it
> > affect us? 3. I keep seeing something about a "black list". Is that
> > something that is only usable by network admins?
> Network admins, and people who can configure their mail server (my
> access provider allows this, for instance) can use blocklists to either
> stop spam at the door or mark it so it can be filtered. But there are
> also applications like SpamPal 9free, for Windows) that can use
> blocklists to mark spam so it can be filtered by your own mail client,
> fo r instance put all spam into a separate box, where you can decide to
> delete it, or report it, and keep your main inbox (mostly) free of spam.
> Marjolein Katsma - Amsterdam, NL - http://hshelp.com/
> Spam reporting addresses: http://banspam.javawoman.com/report3.html
> Spammers steal resources: they're my enemy.
> Cyveillance steals resources: they're my enemy.
> The enemy of my enemy can be my enemy, too.
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