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Old 08-23-2007, 02:13 AM   #9
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My favorite is the Mail app that comes with OSX. Best thing is the "bounce" feature, so if a junk email makes it past the filters, I can bounce it so it appears to be a dead address.
A mail sent back from a mail client will never look or even behave like a real bounce. What you're probably doing is pestering an innocent bystander who didn't send the mail but whose email address was used as a fake "From". Don't be doing that!

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I know junk mail usually comes from faked addresses anyway, but it feels like I can do something.
The feeling is false. Such a "bounce" (or even a real bounce from a server) will never make it back to a spammer.

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I use Thunderbird on the pc at home, so far so good, but I'm looking for an open-source software that can also "bounce" emails. Anyone know of one?
I'd be surprised if there were one with such a feature given that it's at best useless and more usually only pesters innocent bystanders. What OSS team would build such a thing?

   
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