[Mimedefang] md_check_against_smtp_server and backscatter

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Tue Jul 28 17:42:19 EDT 2009

on 7-28-2009 2:27 PM Kayne Kruse spake the following:
> On Tue, 2009-07-28 at 16:07 -0400, David F. Skoll wrote:
>> Kayne Kruse wrote:
>>> Has anyone use the md_check_against_smtp_server to check if the
>>> recipients are valid and if not, discard the message so as to not cause
>>> back scatter?
> Would throwing away users not valid as recipients cause more bad than
> good?
If the message has no valid recipient, why is it bad to reject it?
If you get junk mail at home addressed to someone that doesn't exist, do you
read it?

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