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Re: Now the idiots at ORBS are probing random dial-ups
On Tue, Aug 22, 2000 at 02:37:01PM -0400, Barry Shein wrote: > > The problem is, other than hassling the honest this approach just > doesn't work. > > I currently measure around 1,000 open relays PER DAY being used > against us by spammers. Remember, folks, MAPS are ORBS don't exist to stop spam; they exist to cut down on the number of open relays, and thus make it: 1) More expensive to spam. 2) Easier to track spammers. Any discussion of their effectiveness should take these goals into account.