SORBS on autopilot?

Patrick W. Gilmore patrick at
Tue Jan 12 20:38:51 UTC 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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