Re: More on spam
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On Fri, Oct 17, 2003 at 02:46:53PM -0400, Derrick 'dman' Hudson wrote:
> Do you have logs of the addresses you've sent to? If so, is my
> address in there? How about any other address at my domain? I've
> certainly gotten enough "you sent us swen" notices. As you can
> imagine from my presence in this group, I use debian. I don't have
> swen and I don't send it anywhere other than the bit-bucket.
> Certainly some of those forged addresses you've sent notices to could
> have been infected. Certainly some of them could be read by real
> users who, somehow, didn't know beforehand what you just told them.
> But it is also certain that some of those people are innocent
> bystanders getting joe-jobbed.
I wish people would reject at SMTP time for this reason, since then
the message goes back to the host actually sending it and not some
random bystander. Swen seems to have the correct user in the SMTP
.''`. Paul Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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`. `'` proud Debian admin and user
`- Debian - when you have better things to do than fix a system
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