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Re: RBL-type BGP service for known rogue networks?

  • From: Peter van Dijk
  • Date: Sat Jul 08 13:41:41 2000

On Sat, Jul 08, 2000 at 10:27:43AM -0700, Stephen Stuart wrote:
> 
> > I see 2 possibilities:
> > - MAPS doesn't test if a reported spamhouse is really an open relay, and is
> >   therefore susceptible to forgery.
> > - MAPS does do open relay testing and therefore performs the same
> >   'unsolicited traffic' as ORBS, which would mean they're hypocritic.
> 
> testing != probing, so your list of possibilities is incomplete.

Standing slightly corrected by another post, it seems MAPS investigates
each report thoroughly.

I do not see how you would check if a machine is an open relay without
testing, tho.

Greetz, Peter.
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petervd@vuurwerk.nl - Peter van Dijk [student:developer:ircoper]