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Re: Stealth Blocking
From: Mitch Halmu <mitch () netside net>
Date: Thu, 24 May 2001 15:12:49 -0400 (EDT)



On Thu, 24 May 2001, Dave Rand wrote:

That's why I think that port 25 blocking is the only way.  That, and
closing open relays, of course.

No, that is NOT the only way. We presume that the spammer had 8 dial-up
accounts. Who is this professional spammer, and how come he/she/it can
still find a provider? That is the question. Perhaps also who is the 
merchant that ordered the promotion?

The identity of such individual or company belongs on a black list.
Yet the spammer is able to subscribe again tomorrow, next week, next
year... and nothing happens to them. That is the point where control 
should be exercised. 

--Mitch
NetSide


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