[Techtalk] Apache, abuse and nonexistent domains.
daniel.richter at wimba.com
Tue Feb 25 14:36:48 EST 2003
>I'd like to caution against sending complaints automatically (digging up
>the address automatically I have no problems with)
You have an excellent point. In fact, upon closer examination, I noticed
that the "abuse" in question was an attempt to contact another server on
port 80 (HTTP), not port 25 (outgoing mail). So it would be wrong to file a
spam complaint based on that request.
Nevertheless, the case you mentioned was a legitimate e-mail that was
mistaken for spam. But there is no legitimate reason to use a web server as
an SMTP proxy, is there?
========== Dan Richter ============== mailto:Dan at wimba.com ===========
They've signed me up for every advertising campaign
and mailing list there is. These people are out of
their minds. They're harassing me.
- spam tycoon Alan Ralsky, who was signed up for tons of
(paper) junk mail after publicly proclaiming that
he had no regrets about his spam empire.
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