[Mimedefang] What to do about bounced forgeries?

G. Roderick Singleton gerry at pathtech.org
Sun Dec 21 22:14:06 EST 2003

On Sun, 2003-12-21 at 21:27, Rick Mallett wrote:
> On Sun, 21 Dec 2003, David F. Skoll wrote:
> >
> > Nope.  There's really very little you can do about it, unless the spammers
> > live in the US.  Then, there's a faint hope you can go after them
> > for forging the sender address... if you can find them.
> >
> Based on the sample I collected it seems the real spammers have
> hijacked thousands of home systems to send their messages so I'm not
> even sure who to go after. There were 10 Rogers and 19 Videotron
> customers in the sample. Should I try to contact Rogers and Videotron
> and ask them to investigate?

You should although in my experience it might not gain you much.

Gerry Roderick Singleton <gerry at pathtech.org>

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