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Re: Verizon is easily fooled by spamming zombies

  • From: Gadi Evron
  • Date: Wed Jun 01 13:59:07 2005

> If the ISP wants to use SMTP AUTH or other mechanisms to lower abuse, 
> that's fine.  But to say "only allow from addresses - but  allow
> them from anywhere on the 'Net" is kinda ... silly.

I think we are arguing the same side of the problem. I think I mis-read
this one sentence.

SMTP AUTH is a great thing, really, but not what it's cracked up to be
in the age of zombies. I am not saying that they should be allowed from
anywhere on the net, I argue quite the opposite.