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On Saturday 10 November 2001 09:37 pm, you wrote:
 <snip>
> > Iadmit I may be spoiled because I don't get nearly as much spam as
> > some do.
>
> I get tons of spam.  It's part of life, unfortunately.  I post to Usenet
> on a very regular basis.  I run a number of heavily-linked-to websites,
> and put my e-mail address up on numerous pages at each site.
>
> If I get a spam, I just hit [S] "=spam" in Mutt, to save it to a "spam"
> folder.  When I get time, I just go through and forward all of them to,
> at the very least:
>
>   * My ISP's "spam can" - it's an e-mail address which dumps its incoming
>     messages into a local ".spam" newsgroup for people to poke at.
>
>   * The US Federal Trade Commission's spam-reporting address
>     (uce@ftc.gov - UCE = Unsolicited Commercial E-mail... aka: spam)
>
> When I feel like it, I forward to:
>
>   * Spam cop (spamcop@spamcop.net) which then responds with an URL I can
>     paste into a browser which does some automatic whois'ing and
> nslookup'ing
>
> And if I have spare time and/or it's a particularly offensive piece of spam
> (some things get under my skin more than others), I do the nslookups,
> traceroutes, and whoises all manually.
>

<snip>

I mapped ctrl-j in kmail to pipe my spam through ricochet ( 
http://www.vipul.net/ricochet/ ) wich unfortantly only looks at the headers.  
When I have time I do a quick nslookuo or whois on any email addreses or urls 
in the body and forward to the admins.


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