Spam serves a purpose
That constant trickle of incoming noise is like the static you hear on an open microphone: it confirms that your email address is connected to the world.
Which apparently as of 3:30 yesterday afternoon, mine is not. Goddamn it.
Time to seek a new hosting provider. 1and1.com have totally bumbled a server relocation; every few hours over the past two days I’ve been finding another thing they’ve left unconfigured or wrongly configured or just never bothered to start running.
Meanwhile if you need me I’m at daniel.beck [at] gmail.