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RE: Spam. Again.. -- and blocking net blocks?
I like Segal's DoS idea, except instead of the packet generators, let's be nice and just DDoS port 25 on the sunzofbiatches mail servers/load balancers... fight fire with fire... :) On Tue, 2002-12-10 at 20:39, Scott Silzer wrote: > That is exactly what was done to to Futureway a third party spammed > for a site hosted by a downstream ISP and the result was there entire > network begging blacklisted by SPEWS. > > At 15:41 -0800 12/10/2002, David Schwartz wrote: > >On Tue, 10 Dec 2002 15:45:29 -0500, Scott Silzer wrote: > > > >>I could understand if an ISP was allowing spam from a portion of > >>there network. But in this case the only thing that the ISP did is > >>host a website, the SPAM was sent from from a third party's network. > >>The ISP did terminate the customer but in the meantime the entire > >>NSP's network has been blacklisted, for a rouge webhosting account > >>does sound a bit harsh. > > > > A spam blocking service that worked that way would be > >useless. Anyone could > >get any site they didn't like blacklisted simply by spamvertising it. Anyone > >who uses a spam blocking list that works that way is DoSing themselves. > > > > DS -- -JaL "AFAIK, You think I'm a BOFH for continually bashing you over the head with a clue-by-four. OTOH, if you would just RTFM every once in a while, my life would suck *much* less."