Re: spam back!!

hey malgosia - thanks for the research and url info :)

-----Original Message-----
From: malgosia askanas <ma@xxxxxxxxx>
To: foucault@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Wednesday, July 08, 1998 5:25 AM
Subject: Re: spam back!!

>A great majority of spam is sent from fake addresses, so returning it
>has no effect other than getting back an "invalid address" error message.
>The non-Virginia headers for this particular spam were as follows:
>Received: from ([]) by
lists.village.Virginia.EDU (8.8.5/8.6.6) with SMTP id XAA04857 for
<foucault@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; Fri, 3 Jul 1998 23:36:52 -0400
>From: maurice@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Received: from tara by via SMTP
> id CAA03129; Fri, 3 Jul 1998 02:27:39 -0500
>Date: Fri, 3 Jul 1998 02:27:39 -0500
>Message-Id: <199807030727.CAA03129@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>To: gloria234@xxxxxxx
>Subject: Are you an Internet Marketer?
>I checked out userid "maurice" on "" and got the reply
>"user unknown", so I suspect that returning the spam is pointless. The
>"" information may be relevant to tracing down where the
>spam really came from.
>There is a very comprehensive Web page dedicated to spam-fighting tools and
>techniques at:

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