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Submitted by stu_coates
stu_coates (156061) writes "A lot of spammers and spambots try to bypass anti-spam filters by using low priority mail servers instead of the primary. There is a simple way to exploit this behavior, reduce spam, and slow down the spammers. By placing an SMTP Tar Pit on a low-priority MX record you reduce the amount of spam you receive. RTFA for a fuller explanation."

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