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Re: Greylisting for @debian.org email, please

On Thursday 23 June 2005 21:54, Andreas Barth <aba@not.so.argh.org> wrote:
> * Russell Coker (russell@coker.com.au) [050622 11:22]:
> > On Monday 20 June 2005 21:45, "Marco d'Itri" <md@linux.it> wrote:
> > > Anyway, the major problem now are the @packages.debian.org addresses, I
> > > have ~20 of them and most days they account for 1/3 to 1/2 of all the
> > > spam I receive (and almost all of it could be blocked with the CBL).
> >
> > Why not just block mail sent to the packages.debian.org addresses? 
> > No-one sends real mail to them anyway so they are just a free pass for
> > spammers.
> The packages.d.o-addresses are a really useful tool for contacting
> multiple maintainers e.g. for transitions. They were quite helpful
> during e.g. the release of sarge.

They won't be useful for long unless some decent spam controls are 
implemented.  Don't bother using the packages.d.o addresses for any of my 
packages until some spam controls are configured on the Debian servers.

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