Re: [Asrg] who gets the report, was We really don't need

Seth <sethb@panix.com> Mon, 08 February 2010 16:41 UTC

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Date: Mon, 8 Feb 2010 11:42:37 -0500 (EST)
Subject: Re: [Asrg] who gets the report, was We really don't need
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John Levine <johnl@taugh.com> wrote:

> If a spammer wants to confirm receipt, which very few of them do, he
> uses web bugs.  I suppose info about the MUA might be marginally
> useful, but if I were a spammer and knew that a recipient was
> sufficiently annoyed to press the spam button, I'd take them off the
> list.  I still have millions of other people to mail to, after all.

But I'd also sell his email address as a "known to exist, known to
look at spam" one :-(

Seth