Re: anti-spam package
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: anti-spam package
- From: Carey Evans <email@example.com>
- Date: 16 Aug 1997 15:07:30 +1200
- Message-id: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- In-reply-to: email@example.com's message of "Thu, 14 Aug 1997 23:04:09 +0200 (CEST)"
- References: <m0wz73x-001NJaC@night>
firstname.lastname@example.org (Richard Braakman) writes:
> - anything with an X-Pmflags: header that lists two numbers.
> - anything with a "Comments: Authenticated sender is" header.
> Note that I have no idea where most of these headers are generated. I
> don't really care, either. This method works and has so far erred
> only on the side of caution. For all I know, there is a particular
> mailer out there that is favoured by spammers :-)
The two above are generated by Pegasus Mail (for Windows). There are
two things that make it poppular with spammers:
- It's free.
- It handles large mailing lists quickly.
And one which gets ignored:
- It's license prohibits its use for spamming.
Carey Evans <*> email@example.com
"On the telephone line I am anyone, I am anything I want to be."
- Savage Garden, _Santa Monica_
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