[anti-abuse-wg] how to detect spambots - SPAMTrusted
Jan Pieter Cornet johnpc at xs4all.net
Wed Mar 4 16:46:37 CET 2009
On Wed, Mar 04, 2009 at 05:44:28PM +0100, Jørgen Hovland wrote: > From many previous discussions I have a hard time believing that you will > ever reach consensus on the definition of what spam is. Trying to ban it Definition, yes. UBE is usually easier to define and is practically equivalent to spam. But pretty much everyone recognizes a spam if they see one. It is therefore easy for a human to detect spam and take corrective action against a spammer or spamming host. > With regards to a valid contact email address, not valid abuse > emailaddress, I still believe that it should be optional. What should be optional? The abuse address? The contact address? The validity? I think it's very reasonable to require all netblocks to have a valid contact email address. (PS- Jørgen: your mail server rejected my direct message to you. You may want to fix that) -- Jan-Pieter Cornet <johnpc at xs4all.net> !! Disclamer: The addressee of this email is not the intended recipient. !! !! This is only a test of the echelon and data retention systems. Please !! !! archive this message indefinitely to allow verification of the logs. !!