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Re: how to deal with spam (was: Re: Petites annonces gratuites)



And for those of you who respond to those who respond to people who
respond to spammers:

Please edit the original spam out of your messages. It confuses the
spam blocking software. :)

--b


On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 2:50 PM, Martin Steigerwald <Martin@lichtvoll.de> wrote:
> Hi Hans,

> Please never ever again respond to spam on list. I noticed this spam only
> through your response. The actual spam has been filtered out by either
> policyd-weight or crm114.
>
> Better yet:
>
> Never ever again respond to spam at all. Cause by doing so, you give the
> spammer your mail address together with an indication that you actually
> use it.
>
> If you want to do something constructive about it, you can do the
> following:
>
> 1) Contact post/listmasters with some example spam mails including headers
> and politely ask for adjusting spam filters. I think there is even a howto
> on the debian pages.
>
> 2) Contact abuse center of the provider where the spam originates.
>
> 3) Get yourself spam filtering technology that makes it unviable for
> spammers to send spam. Like policyd-weight and crm114 that I mentioned. If
> everyone does it, then the business model of spammers would work out
> anymore.
>
> I kept post to list for education.
>
> So please anyone here: Never ever reply to spam on list.
>
> Never ever.
>
> Please only respond on list if you absolutely have to.
>
> Thanks,
> --
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