[SURBL-Discuss] One resource in identifying spammers trying t o use your service

Chris Santerre csanterre at merchantsoverseas.com
Fri Jun 25 14:58:00 CEST 2004

Did something like this go to tinyurl.com?

Great work Bill!


>-----Original Message-----
>From: William Stearns [mailto:wstearns at pobox.com]
>Sent: Friday, June 25, 2004 12:48 PM
>To: contact at littleurl.com
>Cc: ml-surbl-discuss
>Subject: [SURBL-Discuss] One resource in identifying spammers trying to
>use your service
>Good afternoon, administrator,
>	Thanks for providing the littleurl service - the links 
>you provide 
>are a lot easier to type.
>	I'd like to offer one free resource to you in trying to 
>keep your 
>system from being abused by spammers.  I maintain a blacklist of spam 
>domains at http://www.stearns.org/sa-blacklist/ ; the specific 
>file you'll 
>probably want is 
>s .  This 
>is a list of ~22,700 spammer domains.  Would you consider checking the 
>domains people submit for littleurl against that list as part of the 
>littleurl creation process, and if found, perhaps not provide 
>a littleurl 
>for it?
>	If you'd rather not check against a file that large or 
>you want to 
>do this over dns, you can also place a lookup for that domain against 
>	- if you get back an "A" record for it, it's in the 
>above list.  
>More details at http://www.surbl.org . 
>	Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns.
>	Cheers,
>	- Bill
>        "Silly hacker, root is for administrators." 
>        -- Unknown
>(Courtesy of Fabrice MARIE <fabrice at celestix.com>)
>William Stearns (wstearns at pobox.com).  Mason, Buildkernel, 
>freedups, p0f,
>rsync-backup, ssh-keyinstall, dns-check, more at:   
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