Article on spammers and their infrastructure

Rich Kulawiec rsk at
Wed Dec 23 05:57:22 CST 2009

On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 01:58:47AM -0500, Christopher Morrow wrote:
> no real arguement, but... 'please provide some set of workable solutions'

The set of workable solutions at this point looks something like "null
routes, firewall rules, blacklist entries" -- in order to deny traffic
to and from such locales.

I agree just about entirely with Ferg: the policy angle is a dead end.
The organizations involved are either clueless or entirely focused on
other goals (e.g., profit) at the expense of sound policy.


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