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Re: Massive increase of spam on debian-*@l.d.o

Steve Lamb wrote:

> Adam Aube wrote:
>> Unfortunately, blacklisting is a much more realistic solution than
>> wholesale user education, so yes, blacklisting such providers is probably
>> the only workable solution.
> Unfortunately the reality is unless the blacklisted each other it
> wouldn't work.  If we blacklist them and mail fails to get through what's
> the reaction of their users?  "Fix your problem, our ISP is fine because
> it's bigger."

You snipped an important part of my message:

"If several large sites wholesale blacklisted major broadband providers"

Emphasis on "large" - it would take several sites approaching the size of
AOL or MSN to make a difference.


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