[SURBL-Discuss] uptilt.com and their customers probably not spammers

Rob Mangiafico rmang at lexiconn.com
Thu Jul 1 09:40:51 CEST 2004


> > I'm strongly tempted to make a public form for submitting
> > whitelist entries, fully logged, rate-limited and reviewed,
> > of course.  It could help with the FPs and add more public
> > visibility to the whitelisting process.
> 
> Hmm - given experiences of several associates I would probably make
> that a hand reviewed process, possibly requiring a text justification
> to accompany the removal request.  I have heard of trojaned PC's being
> used to abuse these kinds of services from multiple locations in order
> to avoid the rate limiting thing.
> 
> Seeing as SURBL is beginning to make a rather impressive impact on
> spam for so many users, I would suggest avoiding any easily/possibly
> abuseable options.

Yep, I would add one of those munged graphics as well that the user must 
type in the code to make sure only "real people" are submitting whitelist 
requests.  :)

Rob M.




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