More on spamming..
Miroslaw Jaworski mjaw at ikp.ikp.pl
Sat Oct 4 02:58:43 CEST 1997
On Wed, 1 Oct 1997, Stephan Hermann wrote: > from the ISPs. > I can filter out the relay hosts, ok...but our customers gets e.g. mail > from customers of sprint, and I block the incoming connection from > customer-mail-relay.sprint.net (e.g.!!!). Well...then I can go and close my > business ;) > > No, if we want to stop those spammers, the logical idea is, that all ISPs > which are housing such spammers must ban them from their servers. They must > disconnect every PoP, which is housing such spam customers. yea... close all PoP's and "I can go and close my business ;)" I don't know how it is in other countries but here most of the customers are POP users. Direct lines ? Geee.. Only bigger companies can afford it. So when u get a spam, its from dial-line. most often.try to find who was it ? > Well, in Germany we have several problems with aol germany and t-online (a > service by Deutsche Telekom). What can we do ? Block the connections to > aol.com ? block the connections to t-online ? there is an ISP called Polbox here in Poland. they've got about 50 000 accounts ( people says that ). all these accounts are for free. people can get their www for free too... U can imagine what kind of people are on this server ( free.polbox.pl ). > if I do that, I'm going to get so much angry mails from my customers, that > I wish: "Give me Spams..but no more mails from my customers". I don't know > the situation in other countries, but blocking is not the answer of our > problem. exactly. appropiate filters should be huge... > We must find an answer, in a quite "commercial sense". Those people, IMHO, > stop spamming, if they get an invoice for IP traffic or a letter from our > lawyer. or there is another solution: if all administrators will be consequent ( is it right word ? ), and not to give accounts to people who are on "Great Index of Spammers - year XXXX". :))) but this happens only in heaven :( > well..some of the customers wants to get those mails (yes...it's the > truth...I don't know why, I think they're happy to receive email ;)) :))))) > The only way to stop this is, to get a position in the contract between > service provider and PoP, or between service provider and customers, that > the PoP and/or the customer are billed for such traffic. > You know, "money makes the world go round". special fees for spamming ? :) > >> One (technical) idea can be, to install two smtp server: > > > >All this does is stop you relaying. You can do this on one server > >with the no relay patches on > > http://www.sendmail.org/ > >if you can get the IP address stuff to work right, though we use > >two servers for other reasons. > > well...we're changing our internal network to a secure server network > (SSN). So, my second smtp server is in this SSN and the first smtp server > is in front of that network. so, our second smtp can go out, but no one can > get in and use my second smtp for relaying :) yes, but his is solution for a company not for ISP [ when u are at end of line ]. not when u've got connection to 2 or more AS's. Miroslaw Jaworski ___________________________________________________________________________ Miroslaw.Jaworski at ikp.com.pl (Psyborg) MJ102-RIPE ATM S.A. - IKP division WAN/UNIX adm
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