[FoRK] spam insanity

Tony Finch < dot at dotat.at > on > Sun Dec 10 14:05:54 PST 2006

On Sun, 10 Dec 2006, Luis Villa wrote:
> On 12/9/06, Tony Finch <dot at dotat.at> wrote:
> > On Tue, 5 Dec 2006, Luis Villa wrote:
> > >
> > > *@tieguy.org is funneled to my gmail account, to let me provide
> > > domain at tieguy.org addresses when I buy/register/etc.
> >
> > This is your mistake. If you accept email to every address at a domain
> > you are just BEGGING for the next spammer to run a nicely successful
> > dictionary attack.
>
> <shrug> it has been like that for nearly six years now (maybe seven?),
> and while I do get the occasional dictionary attack spam, it is
> nothing that the spam filters don't cope with.

Don't complain about it if you won't fix it.

Tony.
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