[SURBL-Discuss] "safelists"

Raymond Dijkxhoorn raymond at prolocation.net
Sat Sep 4 18:40:31 CEST 2004


Hi!

> Today I processed a pile of 11,000 spams donated by Raymond, as I'm
> gradually gearing up for large-scale spamtrap processing.

Want some more ? ;)

> I ended up with many most obvious spam domains, but an even bigger pile 
> of domains that aren't quite as suspicious. Many are from last year and 
> the name server is not listed by SBL. I don't want to add any grey 
> domains to a black pile.
>
> While investigating many of them to determine if they deserved listing, I
> repeatedly came across the term "safelist". They seem to be some kind of
> opt-in lists. What is the term supposed to mean exactly?

Its widely used mailinglist software.

http://www.safelistserver.com
http://www.our.net.au/~philip/safelist.html

And a nice article can be found here:

http://www.smallbusinessnewz.com/smallbusinessnewz-13-20021204SafelistsWhatAreTheyandHowDoTheyMakeMoney.html

Bye,
Raymond.


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