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Subject: Re: Configuration of the List

Re: Configuration of the List

From: Manuel Dejonghe <manuel_at_dejonghe.de>
Date: Sat, 30 Sep 2006 20:18:02 +0200

Hey guys, come on.
Spam is a problem of email and SMTP, not of rockbox or any mail list
software (mailman in this case). Even that mailman is doing a pretty
good job at obfuscating the senders email address and any posted (like
quoted) email address as well, some spam harvesters are known to do
true-type character recognition and other tricks.
As others have stated before, one's gets spam even not having
published the address anywhere. Spammers do use other technologies as
well to get/guess email-adresses than simple site harvestig.
Get a decent spam filter and don't bother about it anymore.

For the record: Any so called "agressive" spam filter replying or
bouncing back the spam does in >95% of the cases not harm the spammers
personally, but other spam victims.

~lImbus
Received on 2006-09-30


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