Bounce a message to the senders postmaster

Matt Kettler mkettler at EVI-INC.COM
Thu Dec 26 17:03:13 GMT 2002

I think this would only be worthwhile for manual, specific address
blacklists. It's certainly not something you want to do for emails that are
marked by SpamAssassin.

See the following SpamAssassin bug entry for a discussion, and that the
SaDevs concluded adding a feature like this, even for manual reports
triggered by calling spamassassin -r, is a bad idea.

Just some relevant thoughts by people who think about this stuff a lot more
than I do.

At 11:24 AM 12/26/2002 -0500, you wrote:
>Would it be possible to send an auto reply to abuse or postmaster using
>the domain of the sender, when a message is bounced with the bounce
>option in the rules file?
>example spammer at
>auto "bounce" reply would go to
>postmaster at
>abuse at

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