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Re: Anti-spam Working Group

  • To: Kerstin Espey < >
  • From: Corneliu Tanasa < >
  • Date: Wed, 02 Sep 1998 15:08:19 +0000
  • Cc: Gunnar Lindberg < >
  • Organization: LOGIC TELECOM SA
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Kerstin,

I don't think that such a problem is so difficult to be fixed.  I rather
think that UUNET (USA) DON'T CARE ABOUT THE INTERNET COMMUNITY.  I was
expecting at least an answer (other that an automated one) from them. 
Also, I agree that most of the sysadmins will never make a distinction
between UUNET USA and any other UUNET.  If they'll decide to block some
e-mail traffic, they'll block *.uu.net and I don't think that you'll be
able to change their mind.  Also, I bet that UUNET (USA) will not have
any e-mail filter before Y2K.  
I think that if the European Internet community will have some anti-spam
policy (black hole will be fine), maybe then we'll be able to get rid of
spammers using relays in Spain or Korea or Mexico or UUNET (USA).

Regards,
Corneliu

> in this context, I want to point out the difference between UUNET USA and
> UUNET in other countries.
> At UUNET Germany we have a strong anti-spam-policy in place and we do react if
> one of our customers does send spam. (Anybody else is not allowed to use our
> mailserver as mailrelay.) That's why I hope no one is going to block our
> domain de.uu.net.
> Please don't mix de.uu.net with da.uu.net, which is the domain of the
> dialup-customers in USA. As far as I know, UUNET USA is beware of the problem
> and tries to solve it.
> 
> Kerstin
> 
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