Re: [Asrg] Passive Spam Revocation

Jose-Marcio Martins da Cruz <Jose-Marcio.Martins@mines-paristech.fr> Mon, 26 October 2009 10:08 UTC

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Rich Kulawiec wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 12:45:12PM +0800, Yao Ziyuan wrote:
>> The main idea is if a message is considered spam, this spam status
>> can be tracked by the sender (but not sent to him directly, as the From
>> field can be faked). 
> 
> Providing useful intelligence about (a particular site's) spam filters
> to spammers is a seriously bad idea.

On the other hand, consider valid the hypothesis that spammers don't 
know what kind of filter is being used (by some particular site) is also 
a bad idea.

JM

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