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Re: Frank Carmickle and Marco Paganini must die

Le mardi 21 septembre 2004 à 01:37 +1000, Robert Collins a écrit :
> > > Blocking MAIL from DUL/DSL is the right thing.
> > 
> > It won't achieve *anything*.
> > If a spam is issued by an infected machine with a dynamic IP, it can use
> > the SMTP server from the ISP as well. How do you make the difference
> > betwen the two?
> All hands up for smarter spammers!

Don't be overconfident. If spammers need to be smarter, they will be.
They already found incredible ideas for passing through content-based

> seriously, that argument assumes that the ISP isn't filtering for spam
> at all.

If the ISP is using content-based filtering, this doesn't achieve
anything more than the same filter at the other end, except saving some
bandwidth. The whole point of the discussion is about IP-based
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