Re: More sorbs blacklisting
--On June 26, 2006 3:55:21 PM +0100 John Kelly <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
On Mon, 26 Jun 2006 10:46:15 +0200, email@example.com
(Christoph Ulrich Scholler) wrote:
On 20.06. 02:15, John Kelly wrote:
I'll gladly sacrifice 20% of "legit" mail to stop 99.5% of all SPAM.
It's nowhere near 99.5%. Especially when you consider all of the blocking
I do based on *.adsl.* or *.dsl.* or (dynamicsomething).comcast.net etc.
catches a LOT of ratware running from machines with valid rDNS.
I am amazed. If everybody thought (and configured their mail servers)
like this, one in every five legitimate emails would be undeliverable.
In order to communicate reliably, I would have to resend every fifth
email from a different mail host.
No, that's false.
100% of mail originating from servers having proper DNS will succeed.
If you can't set up proper DNS, then you will suffer. But why should
I share in your suffering?
Yup this is correct. It's not like 20% of your outgoing mail will not get
there, it either will or it won't.
If everybody would get tough, like me, the clueless admins might get a
If everybody would get tough, like you, email will die.
No, but the clueless admins will become extinct. And good riddance.
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