[Trilug-ontopic] mailing list server filtering setup questions
porter at trilug.org
Thu Dec 27 17:23:26 EST 2007
> Fools rush in .... I am perhaps overly ignorant and naive, but I believe
> our ISP has developed a system whereby 'spam' (not sure how he defines
> it) is returned to it source for it to be resent. But since spammers
> don't have time for that sort of nonsense, it never comes back and the
> original has been sent to the bit-bucket.
Since most spam contains forged headers, this only adds to the
problem by redirecting the spam to yet another unsuspecting
|To: innocent victim #1
|From: innocent victim #2
If you bounce it, the spam gets a second chance.
Most sources I've seen suggest dropping spam without a reply.
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