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From Alan Hodgson <ahodg...@lists.simkin.ca>
Subject Re: dropping other's email(s) as a "best practice" for hosted email? (was: "anyone recognize these headers? ...")
Date Thu, 26 Apr 2018 20:58:34 GMT
On Thu, 2018-04-26 at 13:41 -0700, L A Walsh wrote:
> To my way of thinking, dropping someone else's email,
> telling the sender the email is being rejected for having
> spam-like characteristics and telling the recipient nothing
> seems like it might have legal liability for the for the
> user potentially missing vital email.
> 
> It also would seem to violate what used to be a basic 
> expectation of internet email -- that it is either delivered
> to the recipient's inbox OR you'll receive a
> non-delivery notification (a "bounce").

Rejecting the message during receipt causes the sending server to
generate a bounce. If it's at all functional.
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