Re: OT: sorbs blacklisting scam
On Sun, 2006-04-30 at 09:29 -0700, Mike Bird wrote:
Hmm... looks to me like SORBS are very active at fixing things so that
they work right. No longer does the server send backscatter. Are you
still reflecting spam bounces back to everyone Mike?
telnet scorpion.sorbs.net smtp
Connected to scorpion.sorbs.net.
Escape character is '^]'.
220 scorpion.sorbs.net ESMTP SORBS v0.97 WARNING: Sending Unsolicited
E-Mail to/via this server will result in a US$50 charge per e-mail.
MAIL From: email@example.com
RCPT To: firstname.lastname@example.org
550 <email@example.com>: Recipient address rejected: User
unknown in local recipient table
Connection closed by foreign host.
> I think we can put this to rest. SORBS is not only clueless,
> it is hypocritical.
> SORBS backscatters off of its own secondary MX. (Proofs
> below - easy to replicate.)
> Drop SORBS. Use several reliable RBLs. Minimize bounces.
> Next topic please.
> --Mike Bird
> *** THE TEST MESSAGE TO SORBS SECONDARY MX ***
> # telnet scorpion.sorbs.net smtp
> Trying 22.214.171.124...
> Connected to scorpion.sorbs.net.
> Escape character is '^]'.
> 220 scorpion.sorbs.net ESMTP SORBS v0.97 WARNING: Sending Unsolicited
> E-Mail to/via this server will result in a US$50 charge per e-mail.
> HELO yosemite.net
> 250 scorpion.sorbs.net
> MAIL From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> 250 Ok
> RCPT To: email@example.com
> 250 Ok
> 354 End data with <CR><LF>.<CR><LF>
> Subject: BACKSCATTER TEST
> WARNING: Bouncing this email will result in a US$100 charge per e-mail.
> --Mike Bird / firstname.lastname@example.org
> 5320 Hwy 49 N #5 Mariposa CA 95338
> This message is not from a mailing list
> 250 Ok: queued as D16ADA6C2C
> 221 Bye
> Connection closed by foreign host.
> *** THE BOUNCE FROM SORBS ***
> This is the Postfix program at host scorpion.sorbs.net.
> I'm sorry to have to inform you that your message could not
> be delivered to one or more recipients. It's attached below.
> For further assistance, please send mail to <postmaster>
> If you do so, please include this problem report. You can
> delete your own text from the attached returned message.
> The Postfix program
> <email@example.com>: host
> said: 550 <firstname.lastname@example.org>: Recipient address
> User unknown in local recipient table (in reply to RCPT TO command)