Whitelist/verification spam filters

Skip Montanaro skip at pobox.com
Wed Aug 28 03:05:26 CEST 2002


    Gerhard> Paul Rubin wrote in comp.lang.python:
    >> I went from a naked to a mangled email address in my usenet headers
    >> which has really helped me cut back on spam.

    Gerhard> Bad idea.

Another point not mentioned in the text Gerhard quoted...  Consider that in
my attempts to get my response to Paul I might well despamify
phr-n2002b at NOSPAMnightsong.com and include it somewhere in my reply, thus
(inadvertently) defeating his attempts to keep his real address hidden from
email harvesters...

Skip




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