Re: WOW! See World Record Sex!!!
On Wed, 5 Aug 1998, Elie Rosenblum wrote:
> And thus spake Igor Grobman, on Tue, Aug 04, 1998 at 11:27:15PM -0400:
> > On %M 0, Dan Jacobowitz wrote
> > > Perhaps hotmail should be treated like AOL for our spam filters?
> > I think we should ban all of uu.net instead. UU.NET customers have always
> > been responsible for ~20% of the spam, but lately it's been over 50%. In all
> > this time, I have *never* gotten a single response from them. I am getting
> > fed up with this. I know uu.net servers quite a few ISP's, but all I am
> > planing to ban are the dyn-ip addresses, and relay*.uu.net which don't even
> > have relay filters installed! Legitimate posters should still be able to send
> > mail using their ISP's mail server.
> > Anyone have a list of uu.net's IP ranges for dyn-ip assignment? (*.ms.uu.net,
> > *.da.uu.net, etc.)
> The publicly available information for UUnet dialup IP space is:
> 18.104.22.168/15 uu.net (official)
> 22.214.171.124/15 uu.net (official)
> 126.96.36.199/14 uu.net (unofficial)
> 188.8.131.52/24 uunet.ca (unofficial)
> 184.108.40.206/16 uu.net (official)
> The relay*.uu.net servers _are_ running relay protection code; it does
> not refuse MAIL FROM: or RCPT TO:, but bounces after the whole message
> has been accepted by the server. It's UUNET's bandwidth, they can do
> that if they want to.
> My recommendation (and John Bradshaw's) is to block the dialup IP pools
> from accessing your mail server, unless you're a UUNET dialup reseller.
> Dialup customers should be using their provider's mail servers as their
> relay, not doing direct mail.
In my case, I HAVE to do direct mail although I would prefer not to (I
have a static IP, which is resolvable). lists.debian.org rejects any mail
I forward via my ISP (who vigorously deals with any spam which is
reported, by the way).
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