[Project_owners] My Q for today...

Matthew Wilson matthew at mjwilson.demon.co.uk
Fri Dec 17 18:13:08 EST 2004


HJ wrote:
> Hi folks,
> 
> Is it me or what?
> 
> Do you also receive bulk mail aka SPAM /Virus stuff from most of the 
> Mozilla / Mozdev community?
> 
> I've even received one of myself, but not really...
> 
> We will get blocked from sending e-mail any day soon, because of these 
> SPAM and Virus mails send by people that spoofed our e-mail accounts or 
> have us in their address book.

It's not a Mozilla or a mozdev issue. I read that almost all spam has 
forged 'From:' address these days, so it would be bad practice for 
people to block your address just because some spammer has abused it.

> There are laws, at least in California, that can jail me, you or anyone else for this matter, so Yes, I do care! 

I can't see people being jailed because a third party has impersonated them.

Matthew



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