*****SPAM***** [linux-elitists] URGENT ALERT: Broadband = "Information Service" Nonsense -- Comments Needed

Marc MERLIN marc@merlins.org
Thu May 2 16:18:58 PDT 2002


On Thu, May 02, 2002 at 04:15:55PM -0700, Nick Moffitt wrote:
> begin  Seth Johnson  quotation:
> > SPAM: -------------------- Start SpamAssassin results ----------------------
> > SPAM: This mail is probably spam.  The original message has been altered
> > SPAM: so you can recognise or block similar unwanted mail in future.
> > SPAM: See http://spamassassin.org/tag/ for more details.
> > SPAM: 
> > SPAM: Content analysis details:   (5.1 hits, 4 required)
> > SPAM: Hit! (1.3 points)  Received via known spam-harbouring dialups
> > SPAM: Hit! (1.8 points)  No MX records for the From: domain
> > SPAM: Hit! (2.0 points)  Received via a relay in relays.osirusoft.com
> > SPAM:                    [RBL check: found 147.110.246.209.relays.osirusoft.com.]
> > SPAM: 
> > SPAM: -------------------- End of SpamAssassin results ---------------------
> 
> 	A hit!  A palpable hit!

If I may:
1) You'll block a lot of real mail with a threshold of 4
2) SA unfortunately penalizes people who send mail from a dialup, even if
   they properly authenticated and relayed through their ISP's mail server

I think #2 kinda sucks.

Marc
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