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Re: Spammers Skirt IP Authentication Attempts
On Wed, Sep 08, 2004 at 04:59:51PM +0000, Paul Vixie <vixie@xxxxxxx> wrote a message of 27 lines which said: > you could bet that by closing off this avenue, SPF will force > spammers to use other methods that are more easily > detected/filtered, and that if you play this cat&mouse game long > enough, it will drive the cost of spam so high (or drive the volume > benefit so low) that it'll just die out. Good summary. This is the right strategy. > but to me, SPF is just a way to rearrange the deck chairs on the > Titanic. I can swim but I believe that the water under the Titanic was quite too cold to stay. Any advice to the people on the NANOG mailing list before the boat goes down?