[Catalyst] Maxipoint Spam

Matt S Trout dbix-class at trout.me.uk
Thu Apr 6 18:28:08 CEST 2006

Steve Atkins wrote:
> On Apr 6, 2006, at 9:03 AM, Bernhard Graf wrote:
>> On Thursday 06 April 2006 17:42, Matt S Trout wrote:
>>> Matt S Trout wrote:
>>>> <abuse at siriuswebhosting.com>:
>>>> does not like recipient.
>>>> Remote host said: 550 sorry, no mailbox here by that name.
>>>> (#5.7.17) Giving up on
>>> Reported to siriuswebhosting via their contact form and to nac.net,
>>> who own the IP block.
>> Or simply get a SpamCop account, because SpamCop does all this for  
>> you.
>> In addition SpamCop offers an RBL for your MTA (I wouldn't use it, but
>> others do, that's why some providers take SpamCop reports seriously).
> Wildly OT at this point, but if you're going to report spam, report  
> it manually.
> A lot of spamcop reports are frivolous or mistargeted. The accuracy  
> of them
> varies depending on the recipient ISP - they're OK for simple DSL  
> providers,
> but tend to be quite inaccurate at webhosts or bandwidth providers.  
> They're
> also so badly mangled by the spamcop system that they're not usable for
> enforcement. The most ISPs tend to do is to count them.
> A single manual report will often be worth dozens of spamcop reports and
> will usually get much more attention.

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