[SURBL-Discuss] "surgically" blocking certain redirectors

Jeff Chan jeffc at surbl.org
Wed Apr 27 02:02:05 CEST 2005


On Tuesday, April 26, 2005, 7:56:17 AM, Rob McEwen wrote:
> Jeff said:
> "It is possible to blacklist nina.18.to but not 18.to if nina is owned by
> spammers but 18 is not."

> Why not then add certain redirectors to the SURBL lists where the redirector
> is deemed to NOT be found in hams? Specifically, I'm referring to situations
> where we could list redirect.somedomain.com but NOT list somedomain.com

> Rob McEwen

Sure, if we find a redirector owned and operated purely by
spammers (as opposed to clueless ISPs, etc.) then we can
certainly blacklist it.

So far I don't recall seeing any that fit that category, but if
spammers do start running their own redirectors we an absolutely
blacklist them.

Jeff C.
--
"If it appears in hams, then don't list it."



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