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Re: Spamcop madness

  • To: "Nick Hilliard" < >
  • From: Piet Beertema < >
  • Date: Mon, 02 Oct 2000 16:04:25 +0200
  • Cc: Petra Zeidler < >

    >           Wouldn't it help a bit to set:
    >         mailer-daemon:  /dev/null
    >           In /etc/aliases?
    >     That's about the worst you can do.
    > Heh heh... within half a minute (!!) I got perfect proof
    > of how bad this idea is: a double-bounce which I could
    > forward right away to the sender.
    Trust me that this gets incredibly boring if you get
    hundreds or thousands of bounces every day.
Oh, sure. And that in turn will be a strong incentive
to make a filter to process mail for MAILER-DAEMON in
such a way that most of the spam is filtered out before
it reaches the human behind the alias.


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