How do others do it?
brent.addis at pronet.co.nz
Tue Dec 5 23:21:54 GMT 2006
I think you may have misread it.
I believe he is bouncing back to *internal* hosts, hence the "Our
internal smtp servers bounce (yes, bounce!) spam messages back to the
sender. I don't want any obvious spam originating from my network."
Note the " I don't want any obvious spam originating from my network."
part. It probably doesn't affect spam coming in from the internet at large.
Gerard Seibert wrote:
> On Tuesday December 05, 2006 at 05:14:11 (PM) Rick Chadderdon wrote:
>> Denis Beauchemin wrote:
>>> The bounce message explains that we block spam because we want to
>>> preserve the good reputation of our University.
>> Unfortunately, since nearly all spam comes from forged addresses, your
>> bounce message is explaining it to the wrong people. Assuming you mean
>> "bounce" the same way I do. I get a ton of "bounce message" spam
>> because of forged messages, even though I use SPF. Annoying. I hope
>> I'm just misunderstanding you, because if not, you're a spammer, even if
>> you aren't aware of it.
> Worse, continuing this 'backscatter' might very well get his University
> black-listed. SPAM and virus infected mail should be silently discarded.
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