[SURBL-Discuss] google is open redirector

Jeff Chan jeffc at surbl.org
Thu Mar 24 12:24:17 CET 2005

On Wednesday, March 23, 2005, 5:38:59 AM, Matthew Wilson wrote:
> See the following link.  By using "I'm Feeling Lucky", a spammer just
> has to rank at the top of google's searches for *any* search, meaningful
> or not.

> http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-8&rls=GGLC,GGLC:1
> 969-53,GGLC:en&q=blank+check+paper%2C+magnetic+ink+for+inkjets&btnI=I'm%
> 20Feeling%20Lucky

> Matthew Wilson, MCSE (2003), MCSA-Messaging
> Network Administrator
> matthew at boomer.com
> Boomer Consulting, Inc.
> 610 Humboldt
> Manhattan, KS 66502
> http://www.boomer.com <http://www.boomer.com/> 
> 1-888-266-6375 x 17

One solution would be to see if Google will consider not listing
spammer domains, but I'm not sure they'd want to do that.  It's
useful for anti-spammers to be able to google the bad guys, for

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

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