[HCoop-Help] Spam mail originating from me
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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