[Mailman-Users] How to track down someone mislabeling msgs as abuse?

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Tue Jun 26 01:12:02 EDT 2018

On 6/25/18 11:39 AM, Richard Johnson wrote:
> Feedback-Type: abuse
> User-Agent: AOL SComp
> Version: 0.1
> Received-Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2018 10:04:00 -0400 (EDT)
> Source-IP:
> Reported-Domain: mischievous.us
> Redacted-Address: redacted
> Redacted-Address: redacted@
> Along with also a copy of the original message.
> Using the "Received-Date" header, I can see that it looks as if the timing would point to one particular list member, but he says he's not doing anything like that.  (As a matter of fact, he has told me, on a few occasions, that he didn't even see the message in question at all!)
> I've read that some people have addressed this by inserting a unique string at the end of each person's message.  I don't see a way to do this with Mailman 2.1.22.  Would something like this be possible with more recent versions such as 2.1.27, or even the latest 3.x version?  Are there other ways to address this?  I don't want to reprimand the person, I just want to educate them to not mark list messages as abuse!
> Any help would be greatly appreciated!
> /raj
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