[NBLUG/talk] Email Boxes

Walter Hansen gandalf at sonic.net
Mon Jun 19 14:07:11 PDT 2006

Good thought. /dev/null would make them beleive that the box was open.
Thought I might be missing something.

> On Mon, Jun 19, 2006 at 10:53:36AM -0700, Walter Hansen wrote:
>> happy about having additional pipes for spam. I'm wondering if it's safe
>> to just put them to /dev/null or even just delete them.
> Better to simply refuse receipt for those addresses than to discard them,
> IMO.  Less impact on your server, less invitation for spammers to send
> spam
> and the one time a real person sends email to nobody you won't be
> misleading
> them into thinking they sent email that goes someplace useful.
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