Jargons of Info Tech industry

Roedy Green my_email_is_posted_on_my_website at munged.invalid
Tue Oct 18 10:42:52 CEST 2005


On Tue, 18 Oct 2005 08:12:23 GMT, Tim Tyler <tim at tt1lock.org>  wrote
or quoted :

>> - Any ability to automatically generate hits on sender-specified
>>   servers when the email is read.
>
>I hadn't though of that one.  As well as use in DDOS attacks, that
>can help let spammers know if they have reached a human :-|

If you think about it, much as you hate spammers you WANT them to have
that information. If you never read spam, and they know that, they
eventually might stop sending it to you and focus on the nitwits who
read it.
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