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Re: Fwd: Please confirm your message

On Mon, Dec 02, 2002 at 06:50:14PM +0000, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> In order to avoid this, spammers merely have to use a forged from
> address that will generate an automatic response. There's no shortage of
> those. abuse@lotsofplaces springs to mind, and I have no doubt that
> there are many others. The spammers can therefore trivially circumvent

Autoresponders, bouncers, and other mail handling programs use the
envelope sender address, not an address found in any header of the mail.
I doubt that any abuse@ address replies to a bounce message.  This is no


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