Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Configuration of the List
Re: Configuration of the List
From: Erik Slagter <erik_at_slagter.name>
Date: Mon, 02 Oct 2006 15:26:04 +0200
Dominik Riebeling wrote:
> On 10/2/06, Erik Slagter <erik_at_slagter.name> 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")