Running amavisd-new on MX hosts?

Quanah Gibson-Mount quanah at
Thu Feb 11 18:18:08 CET 2016

--On Thursday, February 11, 2016 5:56 PM +0100 Mark Martinec 
<Mark.Martinec+amavis at> wrote:

>> It's illegal to quarantine in some countries. ;)
> What you probably meant is that discarding a message is illegal
> (i.e. not delivering and not notifying a sender of non-delivery).
> Quarantining by itself is independent from the above requirement,
> although it may be subject to privacy and data retention regulations.

Hm, I thought the issue with Germany at least, was that it's not legal to 
interfere with the delivery of the message.  For private e-mail, that 
includes "looking" at it (such as marking it as spam, etc), depending on 
the court who hears the case.  I would think quarantine would fall under 



Quanah Gibson-Mount
Platform Architect
Zimbra, Inc.
Zimbra ::  the leader in open source messaging and collaboration
A division of Synacor, Inc

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