[SURBL-Discuss] Blogs still using SURBL?

Matthew Hunter matthew at infodancer.org
Thu Sep 30 22:27:23 CEST 2004

On Thu, Sep 30, 2004 at 03:21:43PM -0500, Matthew Hunter <matthew at infodancer.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 30, 2004 at 03:34:07PM -0400, Chris Santerre <csanterre at merchantsoverseas.com> wrote:
> > I remember there was some excitement that blogers had code to check links
> > posted against SURBL. Is that still being used? I figured that would be
> > bigger news.
> I'm still using it.  In fact I was watching the spammers hit my 
> blogs earlier this week. Hundreds of attempts in a few days, and 
> they all failed miserably, because I added the domain they were 
> attempting on the very first attempt.  It inspired me to change 
> the error message for a spam reject to "Rot in Hell, spammer!", 
> which should give you an idea of how much I like the results.

I should point out that I am using a custom local blacklist, thus 
using the SURBL protocol but not the SURBL lists.  The domains 
that were spamming me were not in multi.surbl.org at the time I 
set it up.

Matthew Hunter (matthew at infodancer.org)
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