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Date:      Tue, 09 Jun 2015 01:22:17 +0300
From:      Maxim V Filimonov <che@bein.link>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org, galtsev@kicp.uchicago.edu
Subject:   Re: Junk mail on list reply
Message-ID:  <1602809.cR4Y0MRoRF@thinkpad>
In-Reply-To: <61481.128.135.70.2.1433799590.squirrel@cosmo.uchicago.edu>
References:  <1647612.8LsUtL0D9u@thinkpad> <61481.128.135.70.2.1433799590.squirrel@cosmo.uchicago.edu>

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On Monday 08 June 2015 16:39:50 Valeri Galtsev wrote:
> On Mon, June 8, 2015 4:22 pm, Maxim V Filimonov wrote:
> > Recently, I started getting junk emails every time I reply to someone in
> > any
> > of the FreeBSD Mailing Lists. The messages look like the one attached. Can
> > anyone do anything with that? Can I consult anyone to fix that? Why is
> > that
> > happening after all?
> 
> Hi Maxim,
> 
> from what have been discussed earlier about similar events related to
> posts to this list I can say:
> 
> 1. these apparently foreign (with respect to the list language) e-mails
> appear to be auto-replies (by some likely subscribed to this list)
> 

I tried to translate that using Google Translate, and that was found to be 
some automatic replies.

> 2. domain sina.com is notorious for these things (I for one consider it
> rudeness to allow any auto-reply sent to mail list, as well as messages in
> foreign language - at least I would never allow myself to do neither of of
> these two things)
> 
> 3. list admin(s) are more likely to be reluctant to block the whole domain
> sina.com from this list (or their list server); I would respect their
> decision, even though it is different from what I would do.
> 
> The best you probably can do is to block all mail from sina.com (including
> that re-sent through this list) on your end.
> 
> Good luck!
> Valeri

Well, that's what I've done in the first place. Thank you for your kind and 
detailed reply.

-- 
wbr, Maxim Filimonov <che@bein.link>



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