Re: Anti-spam Working Group
- Date: Wed, 02 Sep 1998 07:08:48 +0000
- Organization: LOGIC TELECOM SA
Gunnar Lindberg wrote:
I agree. Also, you could add to your spam relay list .kr and .mx and
also UU.NET. Do you suggest to cut UUNET (however I will agree :-) ) ?
I've sent lots of messages to UUnet, asking them to stop the spammers,
but it was like shooting in the dark: no answer and no action !!!
> It seems like an increasing number of spam Mail Relay now uses hosts
> in Spain (.es), most often Sun with native/naive sendmail. Using RIPE
> whois-info doesn't seem to get through, at least there is no response.
> If this list happens to contain .es ISPs it would be highly appreciated
> if you spread the Do Not Relay info to customers (and competitors) by
> whatever means have the best effect.
> Gunnar Lindberg, Chalmers University of Technology
> On at least one occasion I've seen spam with a forged but existing
> From first being Relayed through a .es site, after which the Sys-
> admin at the Relay complained about the innocent From sending spam.
> In fact that's as near to "enough" that you can ever get.
> I guess none of you ISPs will like the idea, but maybe there
> should be like a Sysadmin's Internet Drivers License required
> before a site is actually allowed to connect - some Netiquette,
> something about security, something about logs/alerts.