Whitelist/verification spam filters

Fernando Pereira pereira at cis.upenn.edu
Tue Aug 27 23:37:26 CEST 2002

On 8/27/02 3:00 PM, in article
mailman.1030474966.2730.python-list at python.org, "Mark McEahern"
<marklists at mceahern.com> wrote:
> I'm tempted to say, but then have a public and private email address--of
> course, that defeats the purpose.  But what exactly is that purpose?  To
> give my one true email address freely without concern for spam.
There are no private email addresses. Dictionary attacks and many other ways
of guessing or stealing email addresses are used by spammers every day.

-- F

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