From: Christopher X. Candreva (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Jul 09 2001 - 14:35:46 EDT
On Fri, 6 Jul 2001, William Langham wrote:
> Is anyone else experiencing the same thing?
Seems like the last few weeks have gotten worse. Many foreign sites are
still configured as open SMTP relays, and are being abused, plus we now have
the proliferation of people with DSL/Cable connections setting up servers
and not knowing how to do it.
Want to actually do something about it ? Take the time, and examine the
headers of the message. The trick is to figure out if a thried part open
relays was abused or not. This will tell you who to comlain to.
We subscribe to a service that blocks mail from known open relays, but
people have to report them
If you want to try submiting sites, the guidelines are here:
The link on exmaining headers is the real trick. It takes practice and
Chris Candreva -- firstname.lastname@example.org -- (914) 967-7816
WestNet Internet Services of Westchester
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