XSServer / Taking down a spam friendly provider

Nicolai nicolai-nanog at chocolatine.org
Wed Oct 26 12:35:18 CDT 2011


On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 10:12:33AM -0400, Chris wrote:

> Before somebody screams the path of least resistance of "just install
> Akismet or (insert spam plugin here)", that type of thinking just
> makes spam even worse because we just keep large, possibly stale,
> databases of IP addresses that may or may not be active spammers and
> does not address the issue.
> 
> Does anyone have any recommendations

> Examples of the offending IPs are:
> 109.230.216.225
> 109.230.220.34
> 109.230.217.166
> 109.230.220.95

All four addresses are in the Spamhaus sbl-xbl list.  It would take ~10
lines of python in your cgi program to work this out.

Nicolai



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