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SpamAssassin by Alistair McDonald

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Reporting Spammers

Many ISPs take spam seriously; some do not. To report spam:

  • Determine the source of spam, discover the netblock owner, and send an email to their abuse@ address.
  • If a website is advertised, resolve the domain name. Discover the netblock owner and send an email to their abuse@ address.

Sadly, some ISPs ignore email received at their abuse@ addresses, and others actually bounce email to their abuse@ address.

Note

The spamcop.net website does a very good job of analyzing email message headers and helps you choose who to send spam report emails.

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