[linux-elitists] AOL says goodbye to AT&T/Comcast and residential mail spools
Sun Apr 13 18:07:15 PDT 2003
begin Martin Pool quotation:
> On 13 Apr 2003, Nick Moffitt <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > begin Martin Pool quotation:
> > > Thousands of observed Korean spams, zero observed blocked
> > > non-spams.
> > That strikes me as a sampling problem.
> I haven't done a statistical analysis to work out how confident we
> can be in the sampling. Possibly there are some (or many) people
> posting from Korea who are unfairly being blocked.
And you would have few, if any, means for observing if there
> Korean ISPs which have responsive abuse addresses are excluded from
> the blacklist. I think that allows through corporations or
> universities who have active IT groups.
That's a little less drastic than you originally painted it.
> But seriously, what would you have us do?
Irrelevant to the issue of your sampling problem. I
personally don't care what you do on your lists.
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