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Re: Clueless anti-virus products/vendors (was Re: Sober)

  • From: Rich Kulawiec
  • Date: Mon Dec 05 20:29:30 2005

On Sun, Dec 04, 2005 at 03:18:29PM -0800, Steve Sobol wrote:
> Blocking based on rDNS simply because it implies that a certain piece of 
> equipment is at that address is... not advisable.

Agreed.  Those blocks aren't in place because there's a certain piece
of equipment at those addresses (hostnames); they're in place because
all of them have emitted spam.