[SURBL-Discuss] Re: One way to handle the Geocities spam

Joe Zitnik JZitnik at hfcc.net
Tue Dec 13 21:04:52 CET 2005


I like it.  While it hasn't completely nuked the geocities spam we were seeing, it has put a significant dent in it.  

>>> warren_ro at compuserve.com 12/13/2005 12:33 am >>>
Hi All,

Any feedback on how effective this is ?

Regards
Warren



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Eric Montréal" <erv at mailpeers.net>
To: "Jeff Chan" <jeffc at surbl.org>; "SURBL Discussion list"
<discuss at lists.surbl.org>
Sent: Sunday, December 04, 2005 11:57 AM
Subject: Re: [SURBL-Discuss] Re: One way to handle the Geocities spam


>
> Jeff Chan wrote:
>
>>On Friday, December 2, 2005, 3:31:41 PM, Eric Montréal wrote:
>>
>>>I've
>>>made my own
>>>auto-generated spamassassin rules for both Geocities and Tripod spam.
>>>
>>>This list is similar in it's principles to the good old BigEvilList ...
>>>
>>>You can download and test it from there: http://nospam.mailpeers.net/
>>>
>>>Feedback appreciated (good or bad, in or outside of the list) ...
>>>
>>
>>This would work, but it could be somewhat difficult to maintain
>>
> The list generation / maintenance is somewhat automated and will be even
> more if
> there is enough interest for it.
>
> What I would need now is a broader set of URLs, since I only have a
> partial view of
> what's going on at a global level.
>
>>and distribute.
>>
> Not sure what you mean by distribution, but if successful, it might need
> mirrors.
>
>>  Note that that doesn't mean I think it's a bad
>>idea.  Anything that reasonably stops spam is a positive IMO.
>>
>>
> Should work as the BigEvil list worked ... until it became too big and you
> found a way
> to solve the problem ...
>
> In the meantime those rules are easy to add and don't require any change
> in Spamassassin.
>
>>Jeff C.
>>--
>>Don't harm innocent bystanders.
>>
> I'll do my best ;-)
>
> Eric
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