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spammers using my e-mail address

Kristian Hermansen wrote:
> Or just use discussed many times, it has superior spam
> filtering capabilities :-)

Gmail's superior spam filtering wouldn't help him.  If /everyone else/ had
gmail, that might help, since they wouldn't get the forged messages in the
first place.  But having a Gmail source address wouldn't fundamentally
change anything about his problem, which is that /other/ people are getting
spam that appears to be from him:

On 4/28/07, Stephen Adler <adler at> wrote:
> It looks like some spammers have decided to put my address in the
> reply-to field in the spam they are sending out across the Internet.


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