flagginator Posted August 1, 2004 Share Posted August 1, 2004 [Edit add: Solution was to click on MAILHOSTS link on Spamcop home page and add my ISP as my MAILHOST. That way Spamcop can parse my full headers beyond my MAILHOST. I believe I'm fixed and good to go. I'll post back if I messed up the MAILHOST setup (since I have my own virtually hosted domain name and since my ISP has two names I actually get email addressed to three domains, but the IP is consistent throughout all three domain names). I have [myusername][at][iSP1].org, [myusername][at][iSP2].com, and [myusername][at][myvirtualhostdomainname].com. My ISP uses two different mail server names (mail.[iSP1].org and mail.[iSP2].com). All email send to [myusername][at][myvirtualhostdomainname].com or to [myusername][at][iSP2].com is aliased by my ISP to my [myusername][at][iSP2].org email box. I only have one email box, but I get email addressed to both aliases and my domain name. I only use the mydomainname.com email address, but the dictionary spammers still send junk to my alias and my mailbox.] I stopped submitting spam to Spamcop for a while. It used to submit my spam to half a dozen different admins plus the devnull, cybervillance, etc. Spamcop seemed to find the true origin of the spam and submit a spam report to the sending ISP, etc. NOW it's all very generic. Every spam I submit to Spamcop comes back with the same three choices of where to send the reports. The first one is the backbone for my ISP. The second one is the Spamcop Devnull report. Third is the Cybervillance report. My ISP's backbone is always left unchecked. So, the reports are only going to Spamcop. No reports appear to be going to the spammers ISP (like they did in the "old" days). In the old days most of the reports went to "China..." this, and "China..." that. The reports went all over the place. Now they appear to go nowhere. So whereas Spamcop used to send spam reports to six or more places and at least one appeared to be the originating ISP, it now only sends to: [ ] My ISP's backbone (their co-locate feed). [X] Spamcop DevNull. [X] Cybervillance (sp). What is the point of using Spamcop now? It seems to be so generic as to be useless. The reports are going nowhere. Please correct me if I'm wrong. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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