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Re: haven for spammers?

  • From: Dick St.Peters
  • Date: Mon Dec 02 22:25:52 1996

Bill Woodcock writes:
 >     Just a quick note wrt replying to parent-domains of spam-
 >     originators... Note that "" is just the example domain, and is
 >     the default "reply-to" address for many mailers.  If the reply-to
 >     address is "[email protected]" or "[email protected]," YOU DON'T NEED
 >     TO SEND ME MAIL TO TELL ME ABOUT IT, since thousands of other people
 >     already do.  :-)  Look at the sender address, not the reply-to address.

In this same vein, is the default used by at least one spam
software package.  Domain is registered to one of our
clients, but they have nothing to do with the spams - and we and they
don't need to hear about them.

Dick St.Peters,       Gatekeeper, Pearly Gateway, Ballston Spa, NY
[email protected]     Owner, NetHeaven 518-885-1295/800-910-6671
Albany/Saratoga/Glens Falls/North Creek/Lake Placid/Blue Mountain Lake
	  First Internet service based in the 518 area code

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