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Re: Time to check the rate limits on your mail servers

  • From: Adi Linden
  • Date: Thu Feb 03 21:09:40 2005

> > How about using SMTP AUTH and verifying the envelope MAIL FROM to match
> > the actual user authenticating? This will make SPAM traceable and
> > hopefully ultimately users aware that their PC is sending junk.
> Ouch ..  Then spammers may start using a From: matching the SMTP auth
> user, and effectively joe-jobbing the user..  Ick..

And that would be marvelous! At the very least it would give the user an
incentive to clean up his PC. Alternately the email account could be