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Re: blocking dialups

  • To: (torben fjerdingstad)
  • From: Mark Lowes < >
  • Date: Sun, 11 Oct 1998 13:07:49 +0100 (BST)

The entity claiming to be torben fjerdingstad wrote...
> At this moment I see most UBE coming directly from dialup
> accounts.

Agreed, though I'm in the middle of playing whack-a-mole with Stanford
and Boston Uni's and open relays on their sites (they are acting but
they've got a lot of machines to cover.)
> First, I think the ISP's should filter their dialups so they have
> to relay through the local mail relay.

Not so sure about this, why is it up to the ISP to dictate how their
customers send email?  Personally I really dislike the idea, what ISPs
should be doing is landing more heavily on spammers and charging them
for after spam clean up.
> Until then, I would like to block all dialup/ppp ip's.
> They are easy to find.
> The problem: How can I know when those ip's get allocated
> for something else?



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