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Re: The pet supermarket relay?



On Sat, 25 Mar 2006, Michael Wiktowy wrote:

> The consequence:
> - Every person that emails to fedora-list wil get an echo email back from
> uol.com.br's spambot
>
> The solution:
> 1. everyone filters the spambot replies into the trash at their end
>    - an easy solution that everyone has to take part in but is permanent

> 4. everyone contacts the admin at uol.com.br to try to convince them to stop

> So solution 1. is the most convenient way to go at this point,
> unfortunately.

There is at least one other possibility.
The list server places its own address in the From header.
Challenges come only to the server which ignores them.
Presumably the orginal sender's address
could be put in some other header line.

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Mike   hennebry web cs ndsu NoDak edu
"Demons after money?
Whatever happened to the still-beating heart of a virgin?
No one has any standards any more."                    --  Rupert Giles


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