autoresponders and forwarders are liabilities now

Autoresponders and Forwarders Cause Too Many Problems

We’re getting rid of autoresponders and forwarders configured through all our hosted accounts. Here’s why:

Autoresponders and forwarders are the mechanisms that were, for a long time, useful for managing the flow of email. These mechanisms generated automated responses and the automated re-routing of email messages. They were popular for both users and administrators. However, the Internet is always evolving. Things that may have been safe and widely used in the past are often misused and abused. The frequency of problems that arise from using an online tool, tactic, or convention soon become more of a liability than the value justifies. These two mechanisms, autoresponding and automated forwarding, are now being considered by many service providers as being too risky to allow.  Read more