[Talk] Combatting spam (was: (no subject))

Daniel O'Connor darius at dons.net.au
Thu Aug 15 12:58:28 EST 2002

On Thu, 2002-08-15 at 12:05, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
> I've just grepped for mail from verestar.net in my entire 1.2 GB of
> saved mail.  The only messages were spam, so I've added verestar to my
> private mail block list.  See http://www.lemis.com/lemismail.html for
> more details.  What do people think of doing something similar for

I think black listing will probably work in this case but I think it is
a bit a) heavy handed, and b) indiscriminate.

Also you could find out that 2 years later you can't remember why it's
in the black list :)

Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au
"The nice thing about standards is that there
are so many of them to choose from."
  -- Andrew Tanenbaum
GPG Fingerprint - 9A8C 569F 685A D928 5140  AE4B 319B 41F4 5D17 FDD5

More information about the Talk mailing list