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Re: Spam mail question



On Mon, Jun 03, 2002 at 03:44:43PM -0700, Alvin Oga wrote:
> 
> sometimes ... ( lots )... more often than not...
> i get tons of "spams" from <>  ... which i too would like to bounce/reject

OK, but if you reject mail from <> you're likely to be blacklisted.  I
certainly won't accept mail from domains that reject bounces!  I am
definitely not alone in this.  I think you'd be better off trying to
find a blacklist that isn't too fascist.  I have had luck with the
rfc-ignorant.org blacklists and bl.spamcop.net.

Also, by the time the message gets passed off to procmail, exim will
already have replaced the <> with MAILER-DAEMON.  If you want to
procmail any mail from MAILER-DAEMON, go ahead, but if I were you, I'd
just put it in its own folder rather than /dev/null.  You are risking
losing something useful if you filter such messages.

noah

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