[SURBL-Discuss] Whitelist discussion
Jose Marcio Martins da Cruz
Jose-Marcio.Martins at ensmp.fr
Fri May 14 12:53:28 CEST 2004
I'm already exchanging my whitelist with Jeff.
About some French providers to be whitelisted :
Three others I added yesterday :
Jeff Chan wrote:
> On Thursday, May 13, 2004, 9:06:01 AM, William Stearns wrote:
>>On Thu, 13 May 2004, Chris Santerre wrote:
>>>So what do we do with candidates for whitelists? Also, what do we do with
>> My suggestion is that each of us maintains a file of whitelist
>>domains (I'm defining those as "domains that should never be blacklisted",
>>such as generic ISPs, free web site providers, etc; see my document from a
>>week or so back). Those whitelists will all be checked as part of Paul's
> I'd like to get ahold of any thoroughly checked whitelists to use
> to prevent white and grey domains from getting onto SURBLs, so
> let's share them if we can do it safely.
>>>things that should NOT be whitelisted, but NOT reported as spam? Examples
>>>are cacheing services. Which are often used by spammers for images, but
>>>legit as well.
>> Caching services (akamai) and redirectors (msn, yahoo) go in the
>>same category for me; they get whitelisted because they can be used by
>>spam and legitimate mail.
> Agreed. I do the same.
>>I juts removed the last vestiges of yahoo's
>>redirectors from the sa-blacklist this morning; I figure that the surbl
>>parsing code needs to handle those; if those packages do their job right,
>> should show up as a query for bigspammer.com to the surbl lists.
>> I'm maintaining a file of redirector examples and have sent off
>>previous versions of that file to Justin and Erik.
> Exactly. The parsing code needs to find the real spammer domain.
> Where it can't or if it queries on the redirectors, we need to
> whitelist the redirection sites (actually their domains) to
> prevent the redirection sites from being used to tag a message as
> Looks good. I have those on my whitelist:
>>>I think images.exactis.com is one. And of course we have all the akamai.net
>> I already have exactis.com and akamai.com/akamaitech.net on my
> Had the akamais on my whitelist, but not exactis.com. Added.
> Jeff C.
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