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Re: DNS{B,W}Ls and blocking (was Re: DNSWL will be disabled by default as of tomorrow)

From: David F. Skoll <dfs_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Dec 14 2011 - 11:59:16 GMT

On Wed, 14 Dec 2011 10:24:47 +0100
Benny Pedersen <> wrote:

> good intention, but if dns is blocket there is no result anyway so it
> does not work

If DNS is completely blocked, then there's not much harm done. If a DNSBL
returns a hit for any query, then there's a lot of harm done and there should
be a way to let a client know.