Thanks, Michal, for the original recommendation. My server's not said
anything to me about the bounces, but you're right, it's delightful to
think they're getting their spam back.
M. Austin wrote:
> I am the one that originally recommended MailWasher. I "bounced" all
> those spam messages with great delight at the thought of returning all
> that unwanted junk. What I actually ended up doing is congesting up my
> ISP's server! Those spammers submit those e-mails from multiple
> accounts. They don't use those accounts for anything except sending
> spam, and they change them frequently. My ISP called me and asked me
> to not bounce e-mails anymore, because each of those e-mails I was
> submitting was being sent, re-sent, re-sent, and on and on, because it
> was "undeliverable". So if I was bouncing 10 spam messages a day, each
> of those messages was being re-sent by my ISP's server every 30
> minutes for the next 3 days. So, if you use MailWasher, don't use the
> bounce feature. You can block with no problems though!