Re: Branden's mail policies
On Sun, Jun 19, 2005 at 02:53:21AM -0700, Paul Johnson wrote:
> On Sunday June 19 2005 2:31 am, Simon Huggins wrote:
> > You can see on your "blacklist backlash" that JaNET, the UK's
> > academic network is listed as respecting the DUL. Blacklisting via
> > the DUL is a positive measure when coupled with virus scanning
> > smarthosts as it reduces the number of virus mails spread by
> > clients like Outlook.
> Y'all do realize that greylisting takes care of those about 9 out of
> 10 times, and the overhead to do virus scanning is minimal on what
> does keep retrying long enough to get greylisted, right? DULs are
> considered stupid, you might as well just deny mail from 0.0.0.0/0.
Notice that Branden has repeteadly complained in the past about himself being
victim of such setups, and mentioning feeling insulted to be taken as spammers
or thereabout. I fully agree with him on that too even.