>I know we don't reply to or about spam in general. But I'm intrigued.
I received the SPAM both through ilug and normally on my account. An
account which broadly recieves no spam as it's not posted around the
>>It may be a concidence, but the possibility occurs to me that the web
archive has been harvested.
>>Don't all answer at once, but did everyone else get this spam in their
account registered with ilug (or at least those who've posted to ILUG).
It was a specifically Irish spam. So I'm guessing they tried to harvest
Irish addresses. I didn't get it but then I post infrequently at best
and only rejoined the list recently. I checked an account that I used to
post from more regularly, but that got nothing.
To bring this slightly back on topic, has anone thought of doing the
-Implement a "trusted addresses" list
-If the sender's address is not on the list, automatically bounce the
mail, giving the sender an error message, telling them why they were
-As part of this error message, give them a URL where they can fill in
their address, click OK and then be automagically added to the list
I doubt very much that a spammer will check why if one of his mails
How best would this be done? Any takers?
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