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Re: [anti-spam-wg] Domains with MX set to localhost

  • To: adamo@localhost, anti-spam-wg@localhost
  • From: "Jorgen Hovland" jorgen@localhost
  • Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 15:18:59 +0100

----- Original Message ----- From: "Yiorgos Adamopoulos" adamo@localhost
Sent: Tuesday, January 10, 2006 2:21 PM
Subject: [anti-spam-wg] Domains with MX set to localhost


Hi Yiorgos.

The past few months I observe a trend to have spam directed to us where the sender's domain has as MX either the localhost or

As an example the domain (:-) has as MX which resolves to

Do you block such domains?

Partly. We always verify that the sender address accept email unless the customer don't want to.

Do you maintain a list?

Yes we have a cached list for this which autoexpires data 24hours after last time being accessed.


Joergen Hovland
(with partners).