Re: spam sent to debian.org addresses
On Thu, May 01, 2003 at 08:53:31AM +0200, Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder wrote:
> A big part of the spam can be trivially blocked at the point where it enters
> the Debian servers, using DNSRBLs and other sensible restrictions. When it
> enters my mailer, it can not be trivially blocked as it comes from
> murphy.debian.org which is a mail server I want to accept mail from.
A lot of legitimate mail can be trivially blocked this way, as well, which
is why it doesn't make sense to drop it on the server side.
> Note also that I know that I can afford to block very aggressively because
> it's my personal mailserver with only few users while the Debian mailserver
> can't block that aggressively (like, blocking on the whole of China and Korea
> is probably not a good idea...).