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Re: Time to check the rate limits on your mail servers

  • From: Rich Kulawiec
  • Date: Thu Feb 03 09:38:22 2005

On Thu, Feb 03, 2005 at 11:42:55AM +0000, [email protected] wrote:
> CNET reports 
> that botnets are now routing their mail traffic through the local
> ISP's mail servers rather than trying their own port 25
> connections. 

There is one mistatement in this article, though: the author says:

        "This means the junk mail appears to come from the ISP [...]"

If it's coming from their servers (or their network), it IS coming
from the ISP, and they bear full responsibility for making it stop.