spamhaus drop list
peter at peter-dambier.de
Tue Jun 16 14:15:37 CDT 2009
Also I don't like those lists at all
Heise do print the very important magazines IX, CT and others in germany.
They depend on their emails coming through.
Quinn Mahoney wrote:
> Is there a competing droplist, that can be compared against Spamhaus's
> droplist? That seems like an extraordinary claim, so I'm not satisfied
> with the evidence provided. Is this not the best droplist?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dean Anderson [mailto:dean at av8.com]
> Sent: Monday, June 15, 2009 6:10 PM
> To: Quinn Mahoney
> Cc: nanog at nanog.org
> Subject: Re: spamhaus drop list
> I suggest you avoid spamhaus, MAPS, and SORBS. They are really spammers
> in disguise, using blacklists to harm their competition while presumably
> letting their own spam through. We know they have used trust of the
> anti-spam community to list-wash spam-trap addresses.
> See http://www.iadl.org/whitehat/whitehat-story.html add the IADL pages
> on Paul Vixie and MAPS.
> You might also look at
> Levine, long head of the Anti-spam Research Group, was also unmasked as
> a spammer.
> Fred Baker <fred at cisco.com> is on the ISC Board of Trustees, and is a
> Vixie supportor.
> On Mon, 15 Jun 2009, Quinn Mahoney wrote:
>> I'm looking to implement the Spamhaus drop list.
>> On their FAQ they have a script that looks like it grabs the lists
>> file and connects to a given router, and tells you what has changed in
>> the list, and what your router is null routing. I'm not sure if it
>> removes the null routes if a list entry has been removed. I haven't
>> found much documentation on the net regarding this. In the future it
>> looks like you will be able to peer with them and null route traffic
>> from a private AS, which will be routes from the drop list. Right now
>> though, it looks like you'd have to update an ACL manually for any
>> changes to the list. Or use this script which null routes the traffic
>> (I guess it's not a big deal getting the syn packets, as long as the
>> mail won't send because of the null route). I am not sure if this
>> script updates the null routes automatically, or how to use it, I
>> find to much documentation.
>> Any documentation on this script or another script available. What
>> your suggestions?
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