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Re: [SLUG] SPAM stuff

Alex Samad wrote:
> What about a self authenticating mail systems where you have to have a valid
> email address.
> so some thing like
> 1) I would like to join the email list
> 2) mail system send message with random key to email address
> 3) user returns email with the random key
> 4) valid account (well) or after 2-5 days time out the email

I believe there are spam progs that will sign up to a list,
authenticate, then send their spam i.e authentication doesn't stop them

There are also spammers (in bio) that do the list rounds regularly and
keep a watch out for negative feedback. Curiously they are all women. 

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