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Re: Anti-spam System Idea

  • From: Petri Helenius
  • Date: Mon Feb 16 16:09:58 2004

Timothy R. McKee wrote:

There will *never* be a concerted action by all service providers to filter ingress/egress on abused ports unless there is a legal requirement
to do so. Think 'level playing field'...

Haven�t it been stated enough times previously that blindly blocking ports is irresponsible?

There are ways to similar, if not more accurate results without resorting to shooting everything that moves.