Open relays and open proxies

John Payne john at
Fri Apr 25 19:17:56 UTC 2003

--On Friday, April 25, 2003 3:00 PM -0400 Leo Bicknell <bicknell at> 

> The tools inside spam assassin, baysean(sp?) filtering, fingerprint
> checks of known spam messages, filtering of known spam identifiers
> is both more effective at actually catching the spam, and it's also
> much better at not wacking legitimate messages.  Listing services
> are yesterday's technology, and frankly, have failed in their end
> goal.  The community needs to push forward with more advanced tools,
> like the fingerprinting software.

I agree in general, but don't tar all dnsbl's with the spamcop and other 
subjective-list 's brush

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