Re: RBLs for SPAM Control

From: Devdas Bhagat (devdas_at_dvb.homelinux.org)
Date: 08/05/05

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    On 05/08/05 01:48 +1000, Alexis wrote:
    > On Thu, 4 Aug 2005 02:12 pm, you wrote:
    > > As a rule of thumb, most RBLS automatically list dynamic IPs used for dial
    > > ups / modem pools of ISPs as suspicious. Simply because any mail from a
    > > dynamic IP is considered unsafe, in RBL terms !
    >
    > Interesting . . . . i wonder how many false-positives this creates? i would
    > think it would be quite a few, given the number of people who send emails
    > from dynamic IPs . . . .
    >
    In terms of spam blocked? Almost none. If you are on a dynamic IP, use
    your ISPs outbound SMTP server to relay your mail.

    Devdas Bhagat


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