[sane-devel] spam filtering [OT]

Major A andras@users.sourceforge.net
Mon, 19 Aug 2002 22:48:46 +0100

Fantastic, I just got this back after posting to this list:

> Due to an excess of spam, I've had to install a filter that
> blocks email from anyone that I don't already have on my accept list.
> If you would like me to actually get future email, go to
> http://www.draconis.com/email.html and sign up. Please note
> that your original email and any others you may send before you
> sign up on the web page will be completely discarded and never seen
> by me.
> If you did not send me any email, then you are getting this because
> some spammer (or virus) has decided to forge your address as the return.
> In order to protect you from being flooded in this case, this script
> will never send this warning message more often than once every 14 days
> to any single address.
> The complete headers of the original email are included below
> for your reference.

So there are people who automatically send a reply to spam. And I have
always wondered why some parts of the internet were so painfully


Major Andras
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