[linux-elitists] SpamCop Forgeries

Dan Wilder dan@ssc.com
Wed Sep 11 20:54:36 PDT 2002


On Wed, Sep 11, 2002 at 08:00:13PM -0700, Marc MERLIN wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 11, 2002 at 09:54:11PM -0400, Aaron Sherman wrote:
> > Mostly these days, I just use their blacklist DNS, as it's more reliable
> > than some other options.
> 
> Please don't, this is stupid.
> 
> Any major mail server will be on  spamcop sooner or later because some moron
> will send a non spam mail to spamcop and say it's spam.
> 
> I can  also forge  a mail and  pretend you sent  it to  me and get  your own
> server blacklisted on spamcop.
> 
> Do  not use  bl.spamcop.net for  anything else  than giving  a low  score in
> spamassassin or maybe a warning header.

Thanks, Marc, for the words of caution and sanity.

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