[Techtalk] spam filters

David Sumbler david at aeolia.co.uk
Wed Oct 25 14:39:34 UTC 2006

"Wim De Smet" <kromagg at gmail.com> writes:

> On 10/24/06, David Sumbler <david at aeolia.co.uk> wrote:
>> Then I check the "To" line: an enormous amount of spam is addressed
>> not to "david@" my domain, or any other valid recipient, but to
>> someone like "w3kc8as@" my domain.  So this gets sent to /dev/null.
> Just wondering, what do you do with mail that's addressed to someone
> else (e.g. you're in the CC) or mail that's a BCC (something like
> 'Undisclosed recipient' in To)?

OK, I was simplifying!  I check the Cc and Bcc lines too.

But if the To line contains "@aeolia.co.uk" without a valid string
before the "@", then the mail gets rejected.



david at aeolia.co.uk

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