Should abuse mailboxes have quotas?

Dan Hollis goemon at sasami.anime.net
Thu Oct 27 18:35:55 UTC 2016


On Thu, 27 Oct 2016, Christopher Morrow wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 11:03 AM, Stephen Satchell <list at satchell.net>
> wrote:
>> I'm tired of blatantly uncaring administrations.
> it's also totally possible that in some cases the mailbox for [email protected] got
> moved behind some orgs other mail systems... This happened numerous times
> at $PREVIOUS_EMPLOYER. When moving around ~200k mailboxes 1 special unicorn
> often gets mishandled :(
>
> we wouldn't find out until someone called in all complainy about how 'you
> never care about email... blah...' "Sure we care, but our mail-admin team
> sometimes breaks us, whoops!"
>
> ascribing malice is often unhelpful... Also, of course it's your network
> you can balkanize from the rest of the internet as much as you please.

not so much malice as gross incompetence.

running spamfilters on your [email protected] mailbox, really? that is, for those 
which actually have an abuse mailbox that doesn't bounce outright.

-Dan


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