Re: [anti-spam-wg] antispam suggestion

  • To: Andy Davidson andy@localhost
  • From: Gert Doering gert@localhost
  • Date: Sun, 21 Oct 2007 16:47:27 +0200
  • Cc: Alexander Kolesnik anti-spam-wg@localhost, anti-spam-wg@localhost
  • Comment: DomainKeys? See http://antispam.yahoo.com/domainkeys
  • Domainkey-signature: a=rsa-sha1; q=dns; c=nofws; s=testkey; d=space.net; b=RbrVleaz1KQZcq5lSycS/MOP3b3v2PmpX+m9g0P3+zAIk6eA/3F5RsmhXHQtE9hw ;

Hi,

On Sun, Oct 21, 2007 at 10:01:18AM +0100, Andy Davidson wrote:
> I don't really feel this will cut the overall spam I get, it will  
> just make contacting other network operators hard.  Please can we  
> bury this one.

Seconded.

RIPE already makes it difficult for spammers to grab the e-mail addresses
(because there are rate limits on the amount of person: objects you can
query) - maybe not 100% efficient, and yes, spammers will get some more
harvest from the RIPE DB, but the overall usefulness to non-spammers 
shouldn't be killed, just to make spammers implement JavaScript-Harvesters...

Gert Doering
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