Using watermark to fight spam backscatter
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Thu Apr 3 14:31:17 IST 2008
Edward Prendergast wrote on Thu, 03 Apr 2008 13:05:34 +0100:
> But after changing this and checking the incoming mail I've noticed
> a lot of backscatter doesn't come with From: <> but rather real
> e-mail addresses (e.g. MAILER-DAEMON at mx-8.masterhost.ru).
Are you sure that this is the *envelope-from* ? The *mail header* may
indeed contain an address like the above!
Be aware that using watermarking to reject may also reject legitimate mail
and receipts. Search this list for old discussions about this.
Kai Schätzl, Berlin, Germany
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