[SURBL-Discuss] Recently whitelisted

Jeff Chan jeffc at surbl.org
Thu Oct 21 06:33:04 CEST 2004


On Wednesday, October 20, 2004, 4:49:39 PM, Rob McEwen wrote:
> Interestingly, just by coincidence, I did in fact get one of these "path" or
> "subsite" type of e-mails spams from a Geocities site. I've e-mailed
> Geocities's abuse dept with the raw contents of the e-mail and a message
> about it being spam. I'll report back to see how quickly they take care of
> this one. (I expect GeoCities to do better than some of these other smaller
> and more marginal players would... so this is not a very typical test).
[...]
> Again, this is a very anecdotal test... and a bit off-topic for SURBL...
> except that much of the whitelisting (which, BTW, I agree with) that we are
> currently doing with SURBL WILL cause more of this type of spam to "slip
> through".

Sure, but who is more likely to shut off this type of site:
Yahoo or China Telecom?  I know which one I would bet on.  ;-)

Jeff C.
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"If it appears in hams, then don't list it."



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