Re: More sorbs blacklisting
On 26.06. 15:55, John Kelly wrote:
> >> I'll gladly sacrifice 20% of "legit" mail to stop 99.5% of all SPAM.
> >I am amazed. If everybody thought (and configured their mail servers)
> >like this, one in every five legitimate emails would be undeliverable.
> >In order to communicate reliably, I would have to resend every fifth
> >email from a different mail host.
> No, that's false.
> 100% of mail originating from servers having proper DNS will succeed.
> If you can't set up proper DNS, then you will suffer. But why should
> I share in your suffering?
I was only referring to your stance that you would `` gladly sacrifice
20% of "legit" mail'', which is why I quoted precisely this line. At no
point was I arguing against a proper DNS setup or any other technical
means to fight spam. But accepting 20% collateral damage smells of
With respect to having to resend every fifth email, my assumption was
that everybody got "tough", but not using the exact same technical
measure. Different admins will implement different things, causing a
different set of emails to bounce. Thus, I will constantly have to deal
with 20% of my outgoing email being undeliverable.