Spam. Again.. -- and blocking net blocks?
scotts at primus.ca
Wed Dec 11 01:39:12 UTC 2002
That is exactly what was done to to Futureway a third party spammed
for a site hosted by a downstream ISP and the result was there entire
network begging blacklisted by SPEWS.
At 15:41 -0800 12/10/2002, David Schwartz wrote:
>On Tue, 10 Dec 2002 15:45:29 -0500, Scott Silzer wrote:
>>I could understand if an ISP was allowing spam from a portion of
>>there network. But in this case the only thing that the ISP did is
>>host a website, the SPAM was sent from from a third party's network.
>>The ISP did terminate the customer but in the meantime the entire
>>NSP's network has been blacklisted, for a rouge webhosting account
>>does sound a bit harsh.
> A spam blocking service that worked that way would be
>useless. Anyone could
>get any site they didn't like blacklisted simply by spamvertising it. Anyone
>who uses a spam blocking list that works that way is DoSing themselves.
Scott A Silzer
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