[jcifs] What to do about spammers...
Christopher R. Hertel
crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Thu Dec 13 11:43:25 EST 2001
James Nord wrote:
> Depends how much access you have to the mail server..
I don't run it, but I know who does. There are anti-spam filters, but
they're not perfect. Some stuff just gets through...
> One thing I've noticed is that a lot (not all) of my spam comes from
> hosts which do not have a reverse DNS name mapping.
> You could bounce mail from servers which do not have this mapping? -
> Not sure how much legit mail this would block
Mine, unfortunately. My ISP is a big company with about as many competent
people as the little local companies. Ouch. They don't seem to know how to
do reverse maps. Sigh.
> Otherwise it could always be a moderated list - which would require
> several volunteers and would increase lag, but as it stands at least
> jCifs is a low volume list.
> I would be happy to help here if needed.
Might be easier to do members-only-may-post, but I don't like that much
> I don't know if the list software supports it but you may be able to
> make it non-moderated for members but non-members posts get moderated.
> (or is that the same as setting everyone who is a member to a moderator?)
> Just some late night thoughts...
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