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Re: Reporting Little Blue Men

  • From: Dave Rand
  • Date: Wed Jan 21 19:27:54 1998

[In the message entitled "Re: Reporting Little Blue Men" on Jan 21, 17:38, "Dave Stoddard" writes:]
> 	While Paul's BGP feed is excellent for blocking spam, we can
> 	not use it because our customers demand being able to get to
> 	the "entire Internet".  Instead, we use filters to block mail
> 	coming to dial-up customers, and we provide information and
> 	tools to help our network customers kill spam on their own
> 	mail servers.  We are working hard to make the Internet a
> 	*much* smaller place for spammers ...

For what it is worth, you can also use the RBL via DNS, and affect email
only.  No license is currently required for this, and can be installed
in sendmail (and most other mail packages) in seconds.

See for details

Dave Rand
[email protected]