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Subject: Re: Configuration of the List

Re: Configuration of the List

From: Erik Slagter <>
Date: Mon, 02 Oct 2006 15:26:04 +0200

Dominik Riebeling wrote:
> On 10/2/06, Erik Slagter <> wrote:
>> That's why you should REJECT spam while it's sent to your SMTP server
>> and not discard it at a later stage. This is the only way spammers will
>> actually notice their spam got rejected.
> ... the only problem is the point that spammers usually just don't
> bother bounces by simply ignoring them. They can also redirect them to
> /dev/null ...

That why you should BOUNCE, the reply address is fake anyway.

The SMTP server should REJECT the message (5xx SMTP message, something
like: 550 Spammer go away")

Received on 2006-10-02

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