Re: Challenge-response mail filters considered harmful (was Re: Look at
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On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 09:10:03AM -0700, Alan Connor wrote:
> I hate to have to do this, but I own an apology to Paul Johnson.
Apology accepted. Sorry if I laid in kind of hard on my last response
> (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.
Maybe. I recieve fake C-R spam as often as I come across a real C-R
message (and I've encountered neither since I stared saving everything
in March), and get hundreds of emails a day from a wide variety of
people. 50/50 is not good odds when there's a possibility that it's
going back to a spammer.
.''`. Paul Johnson <email@example.com>
: :' : proud Debian admin and user
`- Debian - when you have better things to do than fix a system
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