Ever wish you could just automatically get off the spammers lists? Well the only way they'll take you off their lists is if you don't exist. The Bouncer Analyzer can do just that. Or, at least make the spammers think you don't exist.
When the spammers send an e-mail to a non-existent account, they get a non-deliverable e-mail back from the last e-mail server in the chain. The Bouncer Analyzer can fake that non-deliverable e-mail and send it back to the spammers making them think you have dropped off the planet. They take you off their list and everybody wins (except the spammer).
If you want to make sure you get important messages, we recommend that you turn on Turing instead.
The Bouncer Analyzer is not active by default.
The Bouncer Analyzer will look at the Total Score for the message and if it exceeds the specified threshold, it will simulate an e-mail bounce. An e-mail bounce is a message usually sent by an e-mail server to let the sender know that their message was not deliverable. The simulated bounce will let the spammer know that your e-mail address doesn't exist anymore. This will cause most of the junk e-mailers to remove you from their list. They don't want to spend their resources sending e-mail to non-existent accounts.
Using this will cut down on the amount of spam that you receive in the future.
It is turned off by default because it sends out e-mail.
Bounce with my SMTP server only (default) - Uses the SMTP server you have set for the account to send a non-deliverable report (bounce).
Bounce direct only - Sends the non-deliverable report (bounce) directly to the SMTP server of the sender. This will usually be slower. Choose this one if the default gives you a message every time that the bounce failed.
Bounce with my SMTP server then direct - Tries to send using your SMTP server which may fail be rejected (depends on your SMTP server), and then it sends direct.
Important Note: You should turn on Turing Test or EMail Stamps, or Bouncer, but you should only turn on one of them.