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Ken Magill on Spamhaus

Postby meep » Thu Dec 20, 2012 8:58 am

Now? Really? Spamhaus Blacklists Retailers for Typos

By Ken Magill
In an apparent first, anti-spam outfit Spamhaus has been blacklisting major retailers—among them Gap and Gilt—for email sent to addresses with typographical errors.

The typos are believed to be the result of addresses incorrectly entered into the retailers’ databases at point of sale as part of their e-receipts programs—paperless systems that allow customers to have receipts delivered to their inboxes. ...
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