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Re: UOL Anti spam is back, again...



On Wednesday 08 March 2006 16:02, Craig White wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-03-08 at 15:55 +0000, Anne Wilson wrote:
> > On Wednesday 08 March 2006 14:37, Anthony Messina wrote:
> > >   Mike McCarty wrote:
> > > >I'm getting them again.
> > > >
> > > >Mike
> > >
> > > Postfix client access file:
> > >
> > > uol.br.com REJECT Your anti-spam configuration creates more spam; \
> > > please fix it.
> >
> > Not all mail from uol.br.com is spam - I do get genuine mail that I want
> > to keep, so my procmail recipe just says
> >
> > :0
> >
> > * ^From: .*Antispam
> > /dev/null>
> >
> > I never see them unless I look through the logs.  Of course it does mean
> > that they are downloaded before being dropped, but that's no big deal for
> > me.
>
> ----
> no it's not a big deal for you and probably effective but I would
> suggest that you recognize it is that type of behavior you are employing
> that you are rebelling against...receiving messages that are summarily
> sent to the giant bit bucket in the sky and the 'proper' way to handle
> is to reject them at the outset.
>
> Obviously this simplifies things since mail to abuse uol com br goes
> unanswered and that is probably the larger crime but all in all, it's
> bad form to simply bit bucket mail that you have received (though most
> of us do that now).

OTOH I don't clog up the Internet with messages that no-one wants.

Anne

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