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Re: Open relays and open proxies

  • From: John Payne
  • Date: Fri Apr 25 15:22:05 2003




--On Friday, April 25, 2003 3:00 PM -0400 Leo Bicknell <bicknell@ufp.org> wrote:

The tools inside spam assassin, baysean(sp?) filtering, fingerprint
checks of known spam messages, filtering of known spam identifiers
is both more effective at actually catching the spam, and it's also
much better at not wacking legitimate messages.  Listing services
are yesterday's technology, and frankly, have failed in their end
goal.  The community needs to push forward with more advanced tools,
like the fingerprinting software.
I agree in general, but don't tar all dnsbl's with the spamcop and other subjective-list 's brush