ISP port blocking practice

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Mon Sep 6 20:59:23 CDT 2010


> No.  It'd just increase a LOT, astronomically.
>> i suspect that, if we opened smtp relays again, unblocked 25 for
>> consumer chokeband, etc., total spam received would likely increase a
>> bit.  but my guess, and i mean guess, is that the limiting parameter
>> could well be how many bots the perps can get, not how well those
>> bots are blocked.

i keep hearing that, but am having a hard time finding supporting data.

randy




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