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Re: bounced spam

 On Mon, 2008-05-05 at 13:48 -0400, Mike Gorse wrote: 

> Hi all, 
> Lately my email address has been used a lot by spammers, and I've been 
> getting a lot of "returned mail" messages rejecting the spam that I 
> supposedly sent.  I'm probably getting well over 100 of them per day, and 
> it is becoming really annoying.  Somehow this has only been happening for 
> the past few days.  It isn't clear to me what, if anything, I can do about 
> this.  Does anyone have any suggestions? 

not a suggestion, but /. had a link to an article about this today 
(called backscatter):;1698505531;fp;16;fpid;1

Another way for spammers to annoy us all. 

> Thanks, 
> -- Mike Gorse / AIM:linvortex / -- 

Mick Timony 

I'm dressing up in an ill-fitting IVY-LEAGUE SUIT!!  Too late... 

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