Spamhaus BGP feed experiences?

Marco d'Itri md at Linux.IT
Mon May 18 18:04:14 UTC 2015

On May 17, Mike Lyon <mike.lyon at> wrote:

> Any ISPs out there (big or small) ever used the Spamhaus BGP feed to
> prevent against botnet, spam, etc? If so, how has your experience been? Is
> it worthwhile? Has it helped? On / off list responses are appreciated in
> advance.
We use Spamhaus DROP (not the BGP version: our software asks a human to 
review each change).
The benefits are not obvious since we do not have access customers, but 
it will blackhole some networks you obviously do not want to talk to,
and it has not caused any troubles either.

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