On 2011-07-06, at 8:02 AM, Jim Giner wrote:
> "George Langley" <george.lang...@shaw.ca> wrote :
>> On 2011-07-05, at 8:52 PM, Jim Giner wrote:
>>> Huh?  You have a problem with a person having a spam filter that requires
>>> one valid response to ensure that the mail from an address is from a real
>>> person ONE TIME ONLY?
>> --------------
>> I know that I do. I monitor our web site's registration system, and will get 
>> a number of notices from things like Boxbe, stating that they've delayed the 
>> email with the confirmation link that we send our clients, until we confirm 
>> receipt of their notice. But, this can be used against you, as they now know 
>> that your address is valid, and can in turn spam you!
>> *****
> But they can't spam me until they do make a response.  And if they are 
> actually in-human (!) enough to go to that length (and I suspect that the 
> laziness factor of a spammer will reduce that possibility), I can easily 
> blacklist them  - which I have only had to do a couple of times in the last 
> 5-6 years.
        Depends if they only require your response once for ALL of their 
"customers". If they require it for each one, and you blacklist them, you won't 
receive the notices from any subsequent customers.

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