Subject Re: [firebird-support] Anti-SPAM tools
Author Carlos H. Cantu
Just clarifying, UOL is offering this feature since last week. Many
users turned it on and forgot to put the email of the lists where they
are subscribed in the the list of auto-accepted emails.

Anyway, I do not use UOL :-)


WarmBoot Informatica -
FireBase - (Firebird/Interbase HQ)

HB> This is a general warning to people who are subscribed to the lists using
HB> accounts with and any other ISPs who offer an anti-spam tool
HB> with a sender-confirm option:

HB> **** YOU WILL BE REMOVED AND BANNED from our lists.****

HB> For the information of others who are offered such services: what this
HB> tool does for EVERY list message that goes to your mail account is to sends
HB> a highly intrusive html message with javascripts to the list moderator
HB> (me). Amongst other things, this script tries to connect my machine to
HB> some bot running on a server somewhere. This is a power of 10 worse than spam.

HB> I would expect that such a tool allows you to configure it to explicitly
HB> avoid false positives from specific senders. If doesn't allow that, or you
HB> are too lazy to do it, then, sorry, but you lose your privilege to be a
HB> member of our forums. Period.

HB> ^heLen (hoppin' mad!!)

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