Re: People forging their From: addresses
- Date: Mon, 5 Oct 1998 16:00:50 +0200 (MET DST)
On Mon, 5 Oct 1998, Piet Beertema wrote:
> Same thing happened to us recently and we weren't even relaying
> anything - one of our dialup customers had sent a spam and that
> made someone think we were relaying stuff (but looking at the
> headers of the mail I can't see how anyone could interpret it
> that way - they must've been tired or something when they looked
> at it) so we got blacklisted without warning and only found out
> about it when servers started bouncing stuff back to us.
> Blacklisted by whom?
MAPS/RBL. The listing was lifted promptly by them though and I
don't blame them for not having enough time to maintain the database
properly when they do it all for free - I just wanted to show that
the system might not be optimal.