Martin Gregorie wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-04-14 at 18:04, Arvid Ephraim Picciani wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'd like to discuss if returning a mail that went through a mailing list, back
>> to the sender can be described as backscatter.

> I would say not.
> "Backscatter" to me means 550 rejects that are sent to a bystander
> because the sending address was forged by some spamming low-life.

SpamCop considers anything sent after your server accepts the message as
backscatter, if the message was not delivered to the final recipient.


In 50 years, our descendants will look back on the early years
of the internet, and much like we now look back on men with
rockets on their back and feathers glued to their arms, marvel
that we had the intelligence to wipe the drool from our chins.