SORBS on autopilot?

Dave Martin darkmoon at
Tue Jan 12 18:48:59 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 11:51:47AM -0500, Jed Smith wrote:
> On Jan 11, 2010, at 11:11 AM, Jon Lewis wrote:
> The vibe I got from a number of administrators I talked to about it was "why
> would a standards document assume an IPv4/IPv6 unicast address is a residential
> customer with a modem, forcing those with allocations to prove that they are
> not residentially allocated rather than the other way around?"

Because a default allow policy doesn't work in today's environment.

Blocking generic and residential addresses is the single most effective
thing we've ever done to reduce spam.

Most legit senders don't want to look like a compromised box in
someone's bedroom anyway.

Nobody believed that I could build a space station here.  So I built it anyway.
It sank into the vortex.  So I built another one.  It sank into the vortex.  
The third station burned down, fell over then sank into the vortex.  The fourth
station just vanished.  And the fifth station, THAT stayed!

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