[SURBL-Discuss] Fwd: Re: ANTI-SURBL technique used by spammer

Raymond Dijkxhoorn raymond at prolocation.net
Thu May 20 12:32:24 CEST 2004


Hi!

> I brought it up due to the possible bad uses of this technology.  It's
> possible for a spammer to use this service for free bandwidth for images and
> other content (flash, etc).
> 
> This is just one of those things to hold on to and keep an eye out for, if
> the word get's out, the spammers might try and abuse it.  From the message
> boards, most people don't care what it's used for, except those using 40 GB
> per day in illegal movie downloads cause they choose to be a mirror.

> >> Are you aware of http://freecache.org ?
> >> Take a look here if not:
> >> http://slashdot.org/articles/04/05/12/1635205.shtml?tid=126&tid=95
> >> Thanks!

We might tell them about SURBL and ask to implement caching only for non 
listed domains. Others implemented things like that allready. Jeff, can 
you take that actionpoint?

Bye,
Raymond.



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