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Re: Challenge-response mail filters considered harmful (was Re: Look at

I hate to have to do this, but I own an apology to Paul Johnson.

(Having received a mail from a list member with an example of a false CR. Talk
about FAST.) 

Spammers DO send false CRs, but they are EASY to spot.

A real one will have:

Subject: Re: The_Subject_of_Your_Original_Message

AND the Reply-To:  header will have the address that you mailed it to, making

it simplicity itself to send it back, as well as adding another level of


      For Linux/Bash users: Eliminate spam with the Mailbox-Sentry-Program. 
         See: http://tinyurl.com/inpd  for the scripts and docs.

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