SPAM on List...
tpot at samba.org
Thu Dec 12 23:23:00 EST 2002
On Tue, Dec 10, 2002 at 02:22:25PM +1100, Martin Pool wrote:
> > Some time last fall apparently Korea passed an OPT-OUT with the
> > equivalent of "ADV" in the headers law. Right after that, list that I
> > subscribe to at a major university went from 2 spams a week to over 8
> > spams a day. 99% from Korea.
> We no longer accept any mail from Korea. :-(
That's not quite true. We use the korea.services.net DNSBL.
> > If the message is bounced, the sender knows immediately, and can use the
> > alternate contact information, such as a web form to request a
> > whitelisting.
> As RFC 2822 requires, mail to postmaster is not filtered, and is read
> by a human. People can report problems there.
This is a problem with IP based blocking. Possibly legitimate mail from
a blocked domain to the postmaster (perhaps complaining about a
non-legitimate block) will not get through.
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