Subject: Re: SPAM Alert: Email Address Harvesting
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Wolfgang S. Rupprecht <wolfgang+gnus20040104T140052@dailyplanet.dontspam.wsrcc.com>
Date: 01/04/2004 14:03:21
firstname.lastname@example.org (Herb Peyerl) writes:
> "Wolfgang S. Rupprecht" <wolfgang+gnus20040104T125342@dailyplanet.dontspam.wsrcc.com> wrote:
> > One anti-swen trick is to put the string "spam" someplace in your
> > FQDN. Note the pseduo-host that I used in postings and mailinglists.
> > It works like a champ. I haven't gotten a swen to it yet.
> I'm not familiar with that. What does it do?
I swen appears to assume that any email address with the word "spam"
in it is somehow munged and avoids mailing to it. In general that is
probably a good guess that the address is munged, judging from all the
foo@exaSPAMple.com type addresses one sees on the net.
Wolfgang S. Rupprecht http://www.wsrcc.com/wolfgang/
The above "From:" address is valid. Don't mess with it.