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Re: fighting spam || avoiding spam

On Mon, Jun 07, 2004 at 03:35:15PM -0500, Steve Greenland wrote:
> On 07-Jun-04, 10:29 (CDT), Santiago Vila <sanvila@unex.es> wrote: 
> > BTW: We have to be really stupid to accept messages from open proxies
> > ourselves at the debian.org domain. Would anyone second a General Resolution
> > mandating the use of xbl.spamhaus.org in all MXs for debian.org?
> I personally think that's an incredibly bad idea for a GR.
> That said, I would be interested in knowing why we don't reject such
> messages. There's absolutely no reason to be running an open relay.

The number of false positives already posted in this thread is not
reason enough?

I can't remember the last time I saw spam from a Debian list,
excluding things passed through debbugs. Adding some false positives
would only make things disasterously worse.

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