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Re: Rejecting viruses the Right Way[tm]



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On Sat, Feb 14, 2004 at 03:45:24PM -0500, Al Davis wrote:
> On Friday 13 February 2004 01:18 am, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> > Not so.
> 
> Unfortunately, Karsten, you are wrong here.

Back up your statement, please.

> As a result, for improper action, anything goes for that address, so 
> spammers and viruses can do what they want.

Not quite.  The return-path only screws with broken virus scanners
that aren't rejecting at SMTP-time, but making up a bounce message
incorrectly assuming that the return-path is actually accurate.

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