[SURBL-Discuss] Large ham corpus hits against SURBLs

David Hooton david.hooton at gmail.com
Sat Sep 11 10:50:48 CEST 2004


On Sat, 11 Sep 2004 00:40:22 -0700, Jeff Chan <jeffc at surbl.org> wrote:
> On Friday, September 10, 2004, 7:12:23 AM, Chris Santerre wrote:
> >>From: Jeff Chan [mailto:jeffc at surbl.org]
> 
> > dakotaairports.com linked to:
> >     * 1: a250support.com
> >     * 2: avsupport.com
> >     * 3: dakotaairparts.com
> >     * 4: partslogistics.com
> 
> Aircraft logistics company with a 7 year old domain name.
> They are probably not major spammers.   4 NANAS.

Definate HAM - one of our clients uses these guys heavily.

> > investorsinsight.com not linked to anyone, but on more then a few peoples
> > lists. However NANAS reports would have me believe they should NOT be
> > listed. (Odd huh?)
> 
> They appear to use a consistent mail server which is not listed
> by spamhaus.  Therefore, they're easily blocked without SURBLs
> if anyone doesn't want to get their messages.  NANAS messages
> look like legitimate stock newsletters, but obviously some people
> didn't want to get them.

These guys are whitelist worthy, however their mailings can appear
quite spammy.

> > topachat.com linked to:
> >     * 1: topachat-clust.com
> >     * 2: topachat.com
> > They appear clean and possibly Joe Jobbed.
> 
> 3 NANAS hits, some possibly abuse by their users.  Their main
> site looks like a legit business.

Definate ham, we have ham reports to back this.

-- 
Regards,

David Hooton


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