Re: fighting spam || avoiding spam
On Tue, Jun 08, 2004 at 04:57:15PM +0200, Santiago Vila <email@example.com> was heard to say:
> On Tue, 8 Jun 2004, Daniel Burrows wrote:
> > On Mon, Jun 07, 2004 at 11:14:39PM +0200, Marco d'Itri <md@Linux.IT> was heard to say:
> > > On Jun 07, Andreas Metzler <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > > I've enabled tagging xbl in spamassassin more than a month ago and out
> > > > of 38 messages on d-d with sa-score <=10 that were tagged by SBL there
> > > > were 12 nonspams.
> > > Sadly these people need to learn to stop sending mail from dynamically
> > > assigned IP addresses if they want to continue communicating by email
> > > with the rest of the internet in the coming years.
> > Sadly, not everyone can afford static IP addresses.
> You *don't* need to have a static IP address yourself to be able to
> relay your mail via a SMTP server which *has* a static IP address.
I do; in fact, I send it through my ISP's server (Verizon) via
authenticated SMTP. Evidently this is not enough to avoid the spam
vigilantes (motto: "amputate at the neck!").
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