Re: [fw-wiz] Stop using dorkslayers.com RBLs now
From: Luca Berra (bluca_at_comedia.it)
To: fw-wiz <email@example.com> Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2003 01:01:57 +0200
On Tue, Sep 16, 2003 at 10:15:24PM +0200, Mikael Olsson wrote:
>Not a firewall issue per se, but we all use mail, don't we?
>If you use dorkslayers.com RBLs: STOP NOW.
>The dorkslayers RBLs have been down for quite some time, which
>is nondestructive in and of itself. But with VeriSign's latest
>stunt - returning 184.108.40.206 for all unknown domains - RBL
>lookups will return hits for anything under dorkslayers.com
>And, yes, I do recognize the irony in trying to get the
>warning out this way.
What about stopping using RBLs for good?
At least if you do think they work better than content rules and
bayesian classifiers (and they don't) use them like spamassassin does,
assign them a score and don't base your answer on just one of them.
L. (who does not like to delegate to anyone the decision of who can send
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