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Re: Some odd harvesting going on?
On Tue, Oct 07, 2008 at 04:16:22PM -0400, Howard C. Berkowitz wrote: > To prove that your message was sent by a human and not a computer, please > visit the URL below and type in the alphanumeric text you will see in the > image. You will be asked to do this only once for this recipient. This doesn't look to me like phishing (although I can see the similarities); it looks like yet another severely clueless site engaged in challenge-response spamming. (C-R has long since been not only completely discredited as an anti-spam tactic, but has been recognized as a spam vector. Hosts emitting it are subject to blacklisting, in the same way and for much the same reason that hosts emitting backscatter/outscatter are.) ---Rsk