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SpamAssassin by Alistair McDonald

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Employees

For a corporation, the employees can be a source of spam. They may accidentally reveal email addresses at unsafe locations on the Web in any of the ways mentioned in this chapter.

It is important, therefore, to create a policy for email usage that employees must adhere to. To minimize spam, it should cover guidelines on:

  • Limiting the usage of a corporate email address and forbidding private use
  • Publishing a corporate email address on the Internet or Usenet
  • Posting to mailing lists that are archived without protecting the email addresses

Another risk is that of a rogue employee, who may take an employee directory, a client list, or a collection of email addresses, and sell them. Often, this happens when the employee leaves the organization. ...

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