[SpamCop-List] Re: Wondering about how SpamCop works
patty1515NOSPAM at gmail.com
Sun Apr 30 17:04:47 EDT 2006
On Sun, 30 Apr 2006 15:17:19 -0400, John E. Malmberg wrote:
> Does the Systems Administrator have proof of this, or are they guessing?
Yes, he has the trace log of the report to SpamCop which shows this.
> Most of the time that a legitimate mail source is listed by spamcop.net,
> there is a problem that the owner is not aware of, or the owner has
> deliberately done something to be in non-compliance with the rest of the
> internet e-mail system, usually in an attempt for spam control.
> Please post the I.P. address involved so that the various posters here
> can do checks on the many internet archives and other data to help
> determine what is really happening.
I've already done that.
> There are a lot of people spreading incorrect information about how
> blacklisting services work.
>> I'm wondering how SpamCop determines if a complaint is truly spam or
> It does not make any determination. It just uses statistics based on
> mail output measured from several sources compared to the amount of reports.
> It is possible for a user to incorrectly report a mailing list and get
> it listed, but it is rare.
Well, guess this is one of those rare times.
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