[linux-dvb] OT: Re: linuxtv.org fell in the blacklists trap

Luca Olivetti luca at ventoso.org
Wed Oct 31 10:41:09 CET 2007


En/na David Santinoli ha escrit:
> On Wed, Oct 31, 2007 at 12:28:52AM +0100, Luca Olivetti wrote:
>> Besides, one shouldn't have more or less rights to have an own mail
>> server depending on the fact that the address is static or dynamic.
> 
> Please get real.  While you have all the right to choose to run a mail
> server on a dynamic IP address, you cannot force your policy on the
> recipients.  Considering that the overwhelming majority of the SMTP
> connections from dynamic addresses are originated by spambots, it is
> perfectly advisable to refuse mail from such servers, as any sensible
> mail administrator knows.

Oh, and any "sensible" mail administration (as you define it) knows, the 
overwhelming majority of the SMTP traffic originating from the US of A 
is spam, so you should block that too, shouldn't you?
(Note that this is as flawed an argument as yours).

Bye
-- 
Luca




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