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Re: Now the idiots at ORBS are probing random dial-ups

  • From: John Payne
  • Date: Tue Aug 22 02:54:36 2000

On Mon, Aug 21, 2000 at 11:22:13PM -0700, Keith Woodworth wrote:
> On Mon, 21 Aug 2000, John Payne wrote:
> >>What trouble does MAPS cause?  RSS and DUL are blocking quite a bit of spam
> >>for *me*.  Dunno how much the RBL is blocking... 'cos I'm behind a BGP feed.
> I find that RBL does not really block all that much overall. We dont use 
> RSS or DUL here. Though one fellow posted a link to his stats on
> inet-access to his mail stats as graphed by RRDTool/Cricket. Shows most of
> the mail tagged as spam is blocked via RSS.

Don't forget - the main purpose of the RBL is not to block spam... its to
educate spam(mers| friendly networks).  If the RBL is blocking lots of mail,
then its failed its primary purpose.

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