[SURBL-Discuss] RFC: SURBL inclusion policy

Ryan Thompson ryan at sasknow.com
Sun Sep 26 19:36:26 CEST 2004

Jeff Chan wrote to SURBL Discuss:

> On Sunday, September 26, 2004, 2:16:45 AM, Alex Broens wrote:
>> If a spammy looking msg comes thru an exploited system IMO it would
>> qualify even more to be a SURBL inclusion as a genuine "marketer" would
>> not be expected to use exploited machines, right?
> That's definitely true, and one of the things I usually look
> for in SURBL listing candidates.  (I thought you were referring
> to checking URI domains against XBL, which probably would not
> catch much.)
> XBL is an excellent list of spam senders, by far the biggest
> catcher of spam senders in my regular RBLs, so it probably
> would be good as a header check for GetURI also.  Ryan can
> we make this a feature request?

Sure. Now it's making sense. :-) Fortunately, adding header checks will
be easy, because I'm already using the SpamAssassin engine.

- Ryan

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