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RE: AOL scomp

  • From: Edward B. Dreger
  • Date: Thu Feb 24 14:49:56 2005

> Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2005 13:46:20 -0500
> From: [email protected]

> I see the same thing.  At least 2/3rds are spam forwarded along as
> described above.  I have to give some credit to AOL WRT handling that
> type of situation -- they're much better than MSN/Hotmail who do not
> have a whitelist or feedback loop and simply stop accepting mail for
> 12+ hours from any server that reaches a particular spam threshhold.

We now refuse to forward mail that's almost certainly spam.  Users may
POP it, but forwarding is out.

Jared [if you're listening], care to provide an "scomp POC"-type
database on puck?

Everquick Internet -
A division of Brotsman & Dreger, Inc. -
Bandwidth, consulting, e-commerce, hosting, and network building
Phone: +1 785 865 5885 Lawrence and [inter]national
Phone: +1 316 794 8922 Wichita
DO NOT send mail to the following addresses:
[email protected] -*- [email protected] -*- [email protected]
Sending mail to spambait addresses is a great way to get blocked.
Ditto for broken OOO autoresponders and foolish AV software backscatter.