[SURBL-Discuss] Mailing list gets bounces from my mail providerbecause of surbl

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at fantomas.sk
Fri Apr 17 09:50:59 CEST 2009

> On 4/16/09, Kevin Olson <kevino at mxtools.com> wrote:
> >  It looks like it was Postini that blocked a message,
> >  based on a SURBL listing for medlistsources<munged>.com.

On 16.04.09 23:27, Jeff Chan wrote:
> Thanks for the reference.  It looks like the "I sell lists of doctors'
> email addresses spammer" is sending spam to debian mailing lists.  A
> couple responses to this:
> 1.  The debian list admins should do a better job of filtering spam
> from their lists, including by using SURBLs.
> 2.  The list receivers could whitelist the debian lists around their
> local spam filtering, but this is really fixing the problem in the
> wrong way.  There should not be spam on the mailing lists in the first
> place.

While this is true, note that some spam will still get there, if debian
lists are early recipients for the spam, so the whitelisting should not be
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