[CentOS] spam control

chrism at imntv.com chrism at imntv.com
Wed Oct 25 02:44:44 UTC 2006

Jerry Geis wrote:
> Gents,
> I have added the following to /etc/mail/sendmail.mc and rebuilt it
> trying to control spam. I still get about 25 spam messages a day.
> Is there something else that can help control spam?

Running spamassassin + clamav and a few RBLs seemed to make a big dent 
in it for me, but a fair amount of crap still gets through.  Frankly, I 
guess I'll never understand the mindset of the spammer.  They go out of 
their way to circumvent spam controls for people who *obviously* don't 
want to receive those ads.  It's like me telling my mum I don't like 
liver so she goes out of her way to sneak it into my diet knowing I'll 
gag on each bite.  (no, my mum really knows I hate liver and doesn't do 

I wish the penalties for polluting the internet were half as potent as 
those for polluting the ocean.  Perhaps then we'd see some improvement.


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