[SURBL-Discuss] Re: registrar boundary inconsistencies

Justin Mason jm at jmason.org
Thu May 5 19:16:39 CEST 2005


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Chris Santerre writes:
> >  - change the domain code in SA to consider the domain a registry like
> >  eu.org or demon.co.uk (let us know and we'll change our code as long
> >  as it makes sense ;-).  This means we don't expect blacklist the
> >  entire "registry".
> > 
> >  - SURBL (or your data provider) blacklists the entire domain
> >
> >  - remove the hostname.domain listings ... why bother if nothing's
> >  going to hit them
> >
> >Daniel
> 
> I vote for changing the domain code to recognise these domains.
> Blacklisting the entire domain can have too many problems. Removing the
> whole thing would let spammers game these domains. 

heh, I did say this would happen last year ;)   I also think we should
consider these private registries equivalent to TLD registries, as I said
back then.  Here's the bug -- it's still open:

  http://bugzilla.spamassassin.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3549

- --j.
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