[Catalyst] Fucking spam.

Matt S Trout dbix-class at trout.me.uk
Fri Oct 26 18:27:35 GMT 2007

On Fri, Oct 26, 2007 at 11:39:47AM +0200, Bernhard Graf wrote:
> On Friday 26 October 2007 09:58, Jonathan Rockway wrote:
> > Bernhard Graf wrote:
> > > I already dumped this mail, but didn't it have a gmail.com
> > > Return-Path? Gmail is one of the (fre)emailers that uses Domain-Key
> > > / DKIM signatures.
> > >
> > > So any mail from g(oogle)mail.com (among others) without a (valid)
> > > DK(IM) key could be dismissed by the mail server if configured to
> > > check those keys - and maybe SPF as well, that is used by AOL.
> >
> > These things hide the problem.  Mailing the admin and having the
> > guy's IP banned solves the problem for everyone.
> [ ] you have already administrated a real mail server

My background's in ISP ops.

> Maybe mail volume is low enough on lists.scsys.co.uk to forgo any anti 
> SPAM measurements and mailing other admins is less work than installing 
> SpamAssassin.

The refusal to post non-subscriber mail has proved sufficient so far.

Plus, getting spamming fuckwits LARTed is much more satisfying than tuning

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