[SURBL-Discuss] OB FPs

Patrik Nilsson patrik at patrik.com
Tue Sep 28 01:11:16 CEST 2004

At 13:56 2004-09-27 +0530, Suresh Ramasubramanian wrote:
>Jeff Chan wrote:
>>Thanks for your feedback on this.  Have you guys looked into ways
>>to prevent these from getting on your lists?  For example, is
>>the corpus of new additions small enough to be hand-checked?
>It is a few hundred a day and does have to be blocked in real time :(
>>Seems to me it's better to check first and block second.  It's
>>better to let a few spams in than to block legitimate mail, IMO.
>For most of what we spot (typically pharmacy spam domains) checking first 
>will mean several thousand more emails coming in.

How many of those that currently get listed have name servers listed in SBL 
at the time they get listed?
If a substantial part do have their name server listed in SBL, have you 
considered using that type of data as an aid to filter out FPs in real time?


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