SORBS on autopilot?
Patrick W. Gilmore
patrick at ianai.net
Tue Jan 12 14:38:51 CST 2010
On Jan 12, 2010, at 3:27 PM, Joel M Snyder wrote:
>> 2) Your reply to Dave's post is not useful. It's not even useful if
>> you consider it pure hyperbole for effect. There are many ways to
>> reduce spam, the "single most effective" does not stop even 50%.
> Actually, that's not true. I don't want to get into an argument about "single most effective," but I can guarantee that using a good reputation service will block more than 50% of the incoming spam to your network. The leading ones normally hit the 80% range.
A good reputation service is not using a single criteria. But you didn't want to get into an argument, and I agree it's not worth arguing over.
The point was, trying to imply that not using DUL would result in "quadrillions" more spam is not useful. And I stand behind that.
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