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Re: blocking mail with identical "From" and "To" fields?

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  • mouss
    ... you should pay attention to the There must be better ways to flag mail as spam part. if you can stop spam using safe rules, there is no point looking for
    Message 1 of 9 , Apr 27, 2007
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      Daniel Maher wrote:
      >> I expect this would raise many false alarms. Surely, I am not the
      >> only person who includes themselves as a recipient when sending
      >> mail to someone else?
      >>
      >> There must be better ways to flag mail as spam.
      >>
      >> Wietse
      >>
      >
      > Hehe, fair enough. In this instance, it would actually be quite strange. Any time a user would email to themselves, they would be doing so _internally_, so that their mail would never pass our border mail system.
      >
      > If a mail comes from the Internet, with the sender and recipient as the sole - and identical - members, then it is, beyond the shadow of any doubt, spam (again, in this instance).
      >
      >


      you should pay attention to the

      There must be better ways to flag mail as spam

      part.

      if you can stop spam using safe rules, there is no point looking for
      bogus criteria. show a sample mail transaction for that spam and we'll
      see if it can get rejected.
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