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Re: IPv6 DNSBL/WL design, was Fwd: [Asrg] draft-levine-iprangepub-01

From: Dave Pooser <dave-sa_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Jan 04 2011 - 03:50:10 GMT
To: "users@spamassassin.apache.org" <users@spamassassin.apache.org>

On 1/3/11 9:34 PM, "Rob McEwen" <rob@invaluement.com> wrote:

> BTW - Ironically, it is all the more of an upside that spammers could freely
> pay registrars for as many IPs to have "SMTP designation" as desired because,
> quite frankly, that is a lesser evil than the registrars ever getting
> "political" about who gets SMTP-designation.

Frankly, I'd think that besides costing the spammers money (a good thing in
and of itself) it would also be a pretty good spamsign if a block has more
than, say, 5 or so registered senders in a /64. Just thinking out loud
here....
-- Dave Pooser Cat-Herder-in-Chief, Pooserville.com "Pulling together is the aim of despotism and tyranny. Free men pull in all kinds of directions.... It's the only way to make progress." -- Terry Pratchett, _The Truth_