debian at herakles.homelinux.org
Fri May 27 00:56:57 UTC 2005
James Kosin wrote:
> Unfortuneately, when you post to any list (I do mean any), many other
> independant sites host archives of the list and many many people on
Do a google search for your email. Flame offending webmeisters.
> this list receive email from the list with other peoples email
> addrsses. That the only secure email address is one that NEVER sends
> an email.
> You could alternately change sendmail (maybe) to only accept mail
> delivery from a known source... but, that may quickly grow into a
> massive project to manage.
I _can_ configure postfix to receive email for this address only from
Red Hat's servers. That would have the additional benefit of preventing
I have also thought of subscribing two addresses to lists, setting one
to "no mail" and deleting the account at the receiving end.
The "no mail" address would be the one I write from.
Another idea I've had is to run mailman. Subscribe relevant lists to it,
maybe me and use the mailman's address to write from.
> some low level junk controls to help cut down. At one point on my
> primary email (not this address), I was getting about 100-200 junk
> email messages a weekend. With 75-100 a day.
> The junk mail has been minimal now; but, I still get some that come in
> now and then 20-30 a day.
I've never seen anything like those numbers. Maybe my antispam works.
I get some spam, including recently to this address, so clearly every
spammer on Planet Earth has had the opportunity of getting my email
> There are also many SPYware applications, ADDware or JUNKware I like
> to call them. Out there that may also collect this information.
Of course, not so many for Linux.
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