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  1. Just saw this on a spam report: I don't think I've ever seen that before, I know it is going nowhere but I reported it anyway so it would be in the spamcop system if anyone can explain why spamcop picked that address. Tracking URL: http://www.spamcop.net/sc?id=z5374871637zc...2dc7503c0afa60z The [at] in the To: above got replaced by an [at] if that happens to this edit it will make it confusing too.
  2. Just got my fuel update and a few minutes later got the e-mail confirming it. Looks like every spamcop.net account that submitted a spam in the last six months is getting the free fuel.
  3. Emailed quick reports are going through with no long delays but the full reports via email are timing out for some batches of submissions. Waiting 15 minutes and trying them again seems to get them sent most of the time, a couple times I had to give the system more time to get back up to speed.
  4. See: http://forum.spamcop.net/forums/index.php?...pid=81926
  5. Another update on the reporting page:
  6. Did they actually change your old reporting address to a new one so your past reports, settings and fuel all transferred over or did they create a new one and delete the old one?
  7. I spoke (#268) too soon, just over an hour and a half from when I sent in the report I got a ready to process message. Processing is very slow and I'm getting timeouts and warnings but it is working if you keep retrying. I added myself to one of the reports and got a copy of the outgoing spam report in under a minute so at least that appears to be working.
  8. E-mail reported spam is not being shown as available for processing nor is an acknowledgment e-mail being sent.
  9. Reporting accounts can be free or paid, free ones are a bit slower to use and have a "pleases help by paying" note added. Nothing fancy involved in changing back and forth, add fuel to become paid or use it all up and don't add more to become free. Not sure how it works if you have a CES mail account.
  10. I'm now not even able to open the main spamcop.net page, it comes up blank. As a work-around I've switched to quick reporting which may or may not be sending the reports out but at least isn't eating a lot of my time. I don't envy the folks trying to sort out the issue(s) behind this but I do wish them luck in finding/fixing the problem.
  11. See this topic on the MW forums: How To: Spamcop.net reporting for the new MW http://forum.firetrust.com/viewtopic.php?f=50&t=10200 Note this caution there: For spamcop.net reports the "email Content" field must be blank. The only big issue with Mailwasher is that it offers to bounce your spam back to the spammer which is not what it does. Instead MW sends a fake bounce message to the address the spammer has chosen to have it sent to. That can result in abuse complaints to your ISP for assisting the spammer in mailbombing an innocent third party and suspension of your mail account. DO NOT use the MW bounce!
  12. Thanks for the tip on the tracking URL, I have so few problems I don't post here often and messed that up. If I'm reading your link correctly there is no way to get a sharable link unless I keep the one on the reporting page as it isn't available elsewhere / later. Keeping a few more tabs available when I'm having a problem won't be much of a burden so I'll do that next time I have an issue. I'll just filter these messages out and do quick reports on them, no sense wasting fuel on full reports if the links won't be used. So far I haven't has any major problems with quick reporting but keep an close eye on what is being done so if something does come up I'll catch it early. Thanks.
  13. I am starting to see a good number of these and wondered if there were any plans to add detection and reporting for URLs using the international character encoding? Òåë.: +7-911-959-89-48, ýë.ïî÷òà : mail[at]sensorus.ru www.áåñêîíòà êòíûå-òåõíîëîãèè.ðô http://www.spamcop.net/mcgi?action=gettrac...rtid=5720953763 If I understand things properly I might as well do a quick report on these for now since the web link is being ignored by the full reporting. Is that the best solution?
  14. Rather than fight your ISP's filters sign up for a free Gmail account and use their SMTP server to send your reports, lots of MailWasher users are doing that now with good results.
  15. I would suggest you create a Yahoo e-mail account and use it for working with your Yahoo groups. Until Yahoo quits sending the spam they get on to innocent people they are going to keep getting blocked. I reported a bunch of their abuse of my mail this morning. Why should I have to sort through their garbage when they decide dump it on me?
  16. This was suggested to me as a possibility, so far it is working. http://www.softstack.com/freesmtp.html I'll have to find something a bit more polished if I'm going to keep using it.
  17. Farelf, Thanks for the link - very interesting idea to reduce the volume of reports but my problem is outgoing content filtering and a very clueless ISP HughesNet.
  18. That does bypass the SMTP server problems but it sure isn't quick, submitting a couple hunderd spams that way isn't possible unless you have a bunch of free time.
  19. It looks like Hughes.net using cp.net as their mail processing service needs to be added to the clueless list. HughesNet is the new name for the DirecWay Satellite Internet service. Connection log: ·[ Wrote ] ·[ Wrote ] ·[ Wrote ] . ·[ Read ] 554 Message refused ·[ Wrote ] RSET ·[ Read ] 250 RSET ·[ Wrote ] QUIT ·[ Read ] 221 n126.sc0.cp.net QUIT What is going to be needed at some point is another way of quickly submitting spam reports, bypassing clueless ISP's mail servers. BlueSecurity.com is working on a HTTP based spam submission method using plugins for your mail program. FireTrust.com uses a spam submission method that avoids SMTP for thier FirstAlert spam blocking service.
  20. It looks to be a tool that will process your spam reports without having to open them in your browser window. Seems like it would also foul up checking the reports before submitting them so I passed on it.
  21. Some mail checking programs also send fake bounces to the forged return addresses on spam which makes this problem worse.
  22. There have been some requests for batching the mailwasher reports made to spamcop to reduce the multiple reply e-mail problem. With a batch of reports you would get back one e-mail with several links and could click on the first and then just click the unreported spam link on the browser to finish off the batch. This hasn't been a high priority since not many users have requested it (hint-hint) on their forums. The good news is you still get the current ability to review your spam before reporting it.
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