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Date:      Sun, 29 Dec 2002 04:18:35 +1100 (Australia/ACT)
From:      Darren Reed <avalon@coombs.anu.edu.au>
To:        937863@primus.ca (Allan Jude)
Cc:        htabak@quadtelecom.com, freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG, security@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Bystander shot by a spam filter.
Message-ID:  <200212281718.EAA13036@caligula.anu.edu.au>
In-Reply-To: <!~!UENERkVCMDkAAQACAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAABgAAAAAAAAA4RatOouMvEOzXXL4aXw9/cKAAAAQAAAAWQg/HHIe006rl/SdkeOaSAEAAAAA@primus.ca> from "Allan Jude" at Dec 28, 2002 11:51:43 AM

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In some mail from Allan Jude, sie said:
> 
> This is not all that surprising
> The behavior you are talking about, blocking entire isp's and blocks of
> ips, is the same as the other service you mentioned earlier, SPEWS.
> 
> SPEWS has blocked 2 entire c-classes at my isp, preventing my company
> from sending mail to many large email sites, like mail.com and others. 
> 
> When I enquired about having the block removed, or made more specific to
> block the spammers, but not block my /28, I was told to go to hell.
> 
> I think you are in the same situation.

Ah, no wonder theo wants to use SPEWS with his new anti-spam SMTP mail
handler - the two parties have matching personalities.


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