[sane-devel] spam filtering [OT]

Rene Bartsch sane@bartschnet.de
20 Aug 2002 04:15:59 +0000

Am Mon, 2002-08-19 um 21.48 schrieb Major A:
> Fantastic, I just got this back after posting to this list:
> > Due to an excess of spam, I've had to install a filter that
> > blocks email from anyone that I don't already have on my accept list.
> > If you would like me to actually get future email, go to
> > http://www.draconis.com/email.html and sign up. Please note
> > that your original email and any others you may send before you
> > sign up on the web page will be completely discarded and never seen
> > by me.
> > 
> > If you did not send me any email, then you are getting this because
> > some spammer (or virus) has decided to forge your address as the return.
> > In order to protect you from being flooded in this case, this script
> > will never send this warning message more often than once every 14 days
> > to any single address.
> > 
> > The complete headers of the original email are included below
> > for your reference.
> So there are people who automatically send a reply to spam. And I have
> always wondered why some parts of the internet were so painfully
> slow...

There are people who never heard about preventing SPAM by 'Teergrubing'
... But the hundreds of SPAM-mails in the MLs have become quite