Re: RBLs for SPAM Control
From: Devdas Bhagat (devdas_at_dvb.homelinux.org)
Date: Fri, 5 Aug 2005 22:09:05 +0530 To: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.