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Re: Fighting Backscatter

From: Ralf Hildebrandt <Ralf.Hildebrandt_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Oct 19 2010 - 11:42:39 GMT

* Charles Marcus <>:

> As has been told to you more than once, the correct solution is simple...
> 1. Stop forwarding spam, or

As we all know that not really easily done. I might consider a mail
"ham" while other systems consider the mail to be "spam".

The first step must be to check HOW MANY mails are bouncing at all.

A big percentage? And then one needs to check the anti spam methods
one is using. And compare them to the checks the "real" recipient is

Did the OP show "postconf -n" yet?

> 2. Do not forward *any* emails, period.

That's probably the simplest solution :)

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