Correct regexp to block mails that advertise certain websites?

Julian Field MailScanner at
Fri Jan 11 16:25:10 GMT 2008

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After you put this in /etc/mail/spamassassin/ or 
/etc/MailScanner/spam.assassin.prefs.conf (which should be linked to 
/etc/mail/spamassassin/, are you doing a "service 
MailScanner restart"

Remco Barendse wrote:
> Hi list!
> I would like to block e-mails that always contain a certain url that 
> allows to "unsubscribe".
> The unsubcribe url from the e-mail is this in plain text :
> <a 
> href="">click 
> here to unsubscribe</a> .
> I tried to block this using the following regexp :
> body     URETH1 
> /^http:\/\/.*\.ur...ethanes-technology-international\.com\//
> describe URETH1          urethane rubbish
> score    URETH1          100
> (deliberately broke the url with some dots as my message doesn't seem 
> to make it to the list)
> But nothing happens, where do i go wrong?
> Where do i go wrong?  I would already be happy if i can block any 
> e-mail that contains i am sure 
> that no legitimate e-mail will contain a link to it
> Thanks!!


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