Cherns Posted October 25, 2009 Share Posted October 25, 2009 For the last long while I have been SpamCop reporting only the scams that come my way, on the theory that closing them down might save some suckers some cash. (There are just too many of the other types of spam to go to the trouble.) I think that I can remember when SpamCop Reports automatically put the Abuse department of the ISP of the Reply-To address as one of the reporting targets, and allowed an unlimited number of User-Defined Notice targets. Now the Reply-To notice is gone, and there's just one User-Defined one. I am guessing that the Reply-To notice is gone (even though, as I recall, it was unchecked by default) because the Reply-To is too easy to spoof; I have no complaint about this. These days I try to figure out just where the scammer does want to receive replies (which might be the Reply-To or some address in the text) and enter abuse[at]<wherever> there, with a note "Note contact address xxxx[at]<wherever>," sometimes with the addendum "Of course, it is possible that this is an innocent person the spammer wants to get into trouble." Lately I have been receiving scam spams that offer the sucker two contact addresses in the text, and I'd like to be able to report them both. Would it be possible to add another User-Defined Notice field, or perhaps go back to the "as many as you like" situation? I have been using SpamCop.net for reporting scams/spam a long long time (I don't bother with the email screening function, so it's very cheap for me; I do supplement my original donation with periodic "refuelings") . Let me just express my appreciation here for the service to the whole Internet community that SpamCop.net provides. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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