Re: [Asrg] Adding a spam button to MUAs

"Peter J. Holzer" <hjp-asrg@hjp.at> Sat, 12 December 2009 10:49 UTC

Return-Path: <hjp-asrg@hjp.at>
X-Original-To: asrg@core3.amsl.com
Delivered-To: asrg@core3.amsl.com
Received: from localhost (localhost [127.0.0.1]) by core3.amsl.com (Postfix) with ESMTP id 6F15C3A68B3 for <asrg@core3.amsl.com>; Sat, 12 Dec 2009 02:49:42 -0800 (PST)
X-Virus-Scanned: amavisd-new at amsl.com
X-Spam-Flag: NO
X-Spam-Score: -1.274
X-Spam-Level:
X-Spam-Status: No, score=-1.274 tagged_above=-999 required=5 tests=[BAYES_00=-2.599, HELO_EQ_AT=0.424, HOST_EQ_AT=0.745, SUBJECT_FUZZY_TION=0.156]
Received: from mail.ietf.org ([64.170.98.32]) by localhost (core3.amsl.com [127.0.0.1]) (amavisd-new, port 10024) with ESMTP id X1DKAfJZQULB for <asrg@core3.amsl.com>; Sat, 12 Dec 2009 02:49:41 -0800 (PST)
Received: from zeno.hjp.at (zeno.hjp.at [81.223.91.228]) by core3.amsl.com (Postfix) with ESMTP id 7EBAC3A688B for <asrg@irtf.org>; Sat, 12 Dec 2009 02:49:41 -0800 (PST)
Received: by zeno.hjp.at (Postfix, from userid 1000) id CA1A040BC; Sat, 12 Dec 2009 11:49:25 +0100 (CET)
Date: Sat, 12 Dec 2009 11:49:25 +0100
From: "Peter J. Holzer" <hjp-asrg@hjp.at>
To: asrg@irtf.org
Message-ID: <20091212104925.GA14127@hjp.at>
References: <BF533A28DBE487489EAB3411C5412CBE0F421DF5@BD01MSXMB015.US.Cingular.Net>
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: multipart/signed; micalg=pgp-sha1; protocol="application/pgp-signature"; boundary="dDRMvlgZJXvWKvBx"
Content-Disposition: inline
In-Reply-To: <BF533A28DBE487489EAB3411C5412CBE0F421DF5@BD01MSXMB015.US.Cingular.Net>
User-Agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)
Subject: Re: [Asrg] Adding a spam button to MUAs
X-BeenThere: asrg@irtf.org
X-Mailman-Version: 2.1.9
Precedence: list
Reply-To: Anti-Spam Research Group - IRTF <asrg@irtf.org>
List-Id: Anti-Spam Research Group - IRTF <asrg.irtf.org>
List-Unsubscribe: <http://www.irtf.org/mailman/listinfo/asrg>, <mailto:asrg-request@irtf.org?subject=unsubscribe>
List-Archive: <http://www.irtf.org/mail-archive/web/asrg>
List-Post: <mailto:asrg@irtf.org>
List-Help: <mailto:asrg-request@irtf.org?subject=help>
List-Subscribe: <http://www.irtf.org/mailman/listinfo/asrg>, <mailto:asrg-request@irtf.org?subject=subscribe>
X-List-Received-Date: Sat, 12 Dec 2009 10:49:42 -0000

On 2009-12-08 23:08:56 -0800, BOBOTEK, ALEX (ATTCINW) wrote:
> One approach to identifying a destination for spam reports is to inspect
> the RECEIVED headers of the suspect message and fire the report back to
> the last MTA (or perhaps a DNS txt 'spamReport' record assigned to that
> MTA).  This assumes that it knows what to do with it, possibly leading
> to a cascading effect.  IMHO, this is a good way of getting the info
> back to systems/parties that we expect to block it.  
> 
> One potential hazard is the reports being cascaded back to the spammer,
> or otherwise exposing the reporters to the extent that list washing
> would be possible.

I think that would actually be a feature. I'd love it if spammers
removed my address(es) from their lists. Unfortunately I don't see that
happening.

	hp

-- 
   _  | Peter J. Holzer    | Openmoko has already embedded
|_|_) | Sysadmin WSR       | voting system.
| |   | hjp@hjp.at         | Named "If you want it -- write it"
__/   | http://www.hjp.at/ |  -- Ilja O. on community@lists.openmoko.org