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Re: Fwd: Please confirm your message

On Tue, Dec 03, 2002 at 11:09:02AM +0100, Gerrit Pape wrote:
> 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
> problem.

You seem to imply that the envelope sender address is harder to forge?

Yet my experience has been that I can telnet to port 25 on any mail
server, and give it any envelope sender I want.

Are there suppost to be some sort of checks placed on this address?
Brian May <bam@debian.org>

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