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Re: Suggestion for NANOG Meeting
From: Bill Woodcock <woody () zocalo net>
Date: Mon, 20 Jan 1997 13:23:28 -0800 (PST)
Mike Leber <mleber () he net> writes:
> Using "ask to be taken off their list" as an indicator indicates
> a naive understanding of how serious spam servers (for lack of a
> better term) operate.
> The primary reason that a well written spam includes a way "to
> get off the list" are it gives recipients an action to take,
> thus reducing complaints.
> You can ask to be removed from the scam artist's lists all you
> want, but you will never be removed from the spam server's
> master list.
I can confirm this. The reply-to address of a good deal of the spam
out there is <someusername>@domain.com, the example address, so the
"remove-request" just gets a reply from the example address mailbot
and is then trashed. We're currently seeing about 20mb/day of these
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Re: Suggestion for NANOG Meeting Mike Leber (Jan 20)
Re: Suggestion for NANOG Meeting Stephen Sprunk (Jan 20)
Re: Suggestion for NANOG Meeting ALAN DORN HETZEL JR (Jan 20)
Re: Suggestion for NANOG Meeting Bill Woodcock (Jan 20)
Re: Suggestion for NANOG Meeting Sean Donelan (Jan 21)