[R] Grumble ...

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Wed Nov 24 15:09:28 CET 2004

On 24 Nov 2004 13:59:41 +0100, Peter Dalgaard
<p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk> wrote :

>Duncan Murdoch <murdoch at stats.uwo.ca> writes:

>> Here's a strategy that I hope subverts this irritating mechanism:
>> Every now and then I get a challenge about a message that I didn't
>> send, because someone (or some virus) forged me into the "From:"
>> address.  Those are the only ones I confirm.
>Hehe... But don't you risk getting listed as an "active spammer" or
>something that way? 

That could happen, but that's really a benefit:  it means the user of
the challenge response system will find his filters don't work
properly, another reason to drop it.

>Personally I just send them to the bogus folder
>for later update to the spamfilter.

I do that too, which may be why I only see these "now and then".

Duncan Murdoch

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