[HCoop-Help] Spam mail originating from me

Davor Ocelic docelic at hcoop.net
Sat May 16 15:08:17 EDT 2009

On Sat, 16 May 2009 14:34:57 -0400
Adam Chlipala <adamc at hcoop.net> wrote:

> Alok G. Singh wrote:
> > Adam Chlipala wrote:
> >   
> >> SMTP involves no authentication of "From" headers, so there's not
> >> much you or HCoop can do about this.
> >
> > I see. But will my email address not end up on some blacklists ?
> That won't happen via any clued-in filtering system.  Most everyone 
> administering any Internet site knows that From addresses are 
> meaningless, authentication-wise.  I bet almost every HCoop member
> has been having his e-mail address show up in spam for years.

I receive bounce/ failure messages on a regular basis; one time, for
a period of about 2 weeks, I was receiving literally thousands of
failure messages bounced back to my address.

As I've not been using spam filtering, it was fun.


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