In message <199904201925.OAA31819@Jupiter.mcs.net>,
"David W. Tamkin" <dattier@Mcs.Net> wrote:
>When I asked Ron Guilmette,
>>Please explain something: if someone gets mail through an open relay and
>>reports it to IMRSS, and then IMRSS sends out a form letter to the insecure
>>site to tell it that it is on IMRSS's list of sites running open relays, you
>>call it unsolicited bulk email. But if your site gets mail from that relay
>>and it sends an autoresponse to the insecure site saying the same thing, that
>| Yes. responding != spamming
>How is it responding? firstname.lastname@example.org did not write email to
>email@example.com and is not expecting to hear from you any more than he
>or she is expecting to hear from IMRSS. It's as unsolicited coming from you
>as it would be from them.
The response would go back to the original mail sender... not to postmaster.
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