Re: Challenge-response mail filters considered harmful (was Re: Look at
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On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 05:47:02PM -0500, Alan Shutko wrote:
> Why people think that a fake From: but a valid Reply-To: is any use
> is beyond me.
Address munging is considered harmful anyway, especially so in email.
So why do it at all? It's less productive and more destructive than
C-R. Seems like a pointless excersize that does nothing to reduce
spam, nothing to prevent or help sort it's reception for later
reporting, is itself spammer behaviour, makes it difficult or
impossible to send a response or search archives by author, and makes
it impossible to make a personal response.
.''`. 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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