[SURBL-Discuss] A question on policy

Justin Mason jm at jmason.org
Thu Jun 24 14:16:08 CEST 2004


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In terms of the message, does uptilt.com have any links in it?  often
in this situation they'd have added an "unsubscribe" link of their
own which SURBL would then catch.

- --j.

Jeff Chan writes:
> On Thursday, June 24, 2004, 9:16:51 AM, Chris Santerre wrote:
> > But the thread basically says that uptilt.com (a known spam sender) was
> > hired by tonyrobbins.com to advertise. So they sent out spam. Now my
> > question is, do we list them? 
> 
> > Do we list somewhat legit domains that hire these people without (or maybe
> > with) the knowledge that they will spam? I'm leaning towards yes, in the
> > hopes they will learn to choose their advertisers more carefully. 
> > Thoughts?
> 
> The answer I would prefer is to *not* list a mostly legitimate
> domain like tonyrobbins.com, but to let conventional RBLs list
> uptilt.com and their IPs as a spam sender.  In other words,
> let spamhaus list uptilt's addresses and block on them, but
> don't list tonyrobbins.com in SURBLs since it could potentially
> be mentioned in legitimate messages.  Of course it would not hurt
> to let the possibly legitimate company's lawyers know they should
> not use spammers, and cite the law being broken.
> 
> This one seems like a relatively clear division of responsibility
> to me.  Others may be more or less clear.
> 
> Jeff C.
> 
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