Repeated Blacklisting / IP reputation

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at
Wed Sep 16 04:41:23 UTC 2009

On Wed, Sep 16, 2009 at 12:08 AM, Joel Jaeggli <joelja at> wrote:
> Christopher Morrow wrote:
>> Spammers have a lot of variables to change in this equation, RIR's
>> dont always have the ability to see all of the variables, nor
>> correlate all of the changes they see :(
> Being a crimnal enterprise there are some tools in your kit that a
> legitimate business does not have. The problems  becomes,  how the

that was my point, yes.

> raising the legitimacy bar more effectively discriminates against
> legitimate entities then crimnal one's.
> If a discriminatory measure were for example to raise the bar for new
> entrants that, by it's nature represents an Internet scale tragedy.

I think we are in agreement on this issue, and the above actually.


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