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I got a response from a sysadmin saying the spam reported to him neither originated from nor passed through his network.  Is there a place I can report that to, in case it was an error on SpamCop's side?

If you'll post the Report ID one of the admins or Deputies will probably be along to take a look at it. If you're unsure of the Report ID take a look at the "To:" address of the email you received, chances are the admin responded to you at an address that looks something like 1234567890[at]reports.spamcop.net and SpamCop forwarded the email to you. The number preceeding [at]reports.spamcop.net is the Report ID.

Also, you should be aware that many spam-friendly providers will claim that spewage spamvertising domains that they host "did not originate or pass through their system" (totally disregarding the fact the spam report concerned a spamvertised URL for a domain that they host).

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Fabulous -- thanks for the help!

The ID is 902377268, and I got the response from hoffman[at]mit.edu with a cc: to postmaster[at]mit.edu.

"Thanks for your note. You wrote us because of an apparent

MIT IP address in the header of some unsolicited email

you received.

This is to let you know that the header information was forged.

There is no such address in use on MIT's network. The message

neither originated from nor passed through any system at MIT.

-Ron Hoffmann


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