[thelist] Failure messages spam

David Dorward david at dorward.me.uk
Tue Aug 21 05:28:07 CDT 2007

On 21 Aug 2007, at 11:16, John Allsopp wrote:
> So am I right, or is there something I can do about someone  
> grabbing my
> email and using it in their 'to:' field for their own dastardly  
> purposes?

The majority of messages like that I receive are of the form "random- 
or-generic at example.com". Changing my email settings to present  
invalid user errors for anything other than usernames I actually use  
eliminated all by <1% of spam bounce messages.

Beyond that though - not a lot.

David Dorward

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