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Re: Site policy vs. HELO

2005-03-08 06:40:31

--On Monday, March 07, 2005 5:41 PM -0500 Keith Moore <moore(_at_)cs(_dot_)utk(_dot_)edu> wrote:

Really, applying anti-spam solutions that the spammers can
trivially and obviously work around is not a good investment.
Over time, arguably contributes to an increase in the total
volume of spam without accomplishing much else.

...other than to decrease transparency and reliability of the
email network.

Yep.  I should have said

"those weak methods increase the volume of spam, cause more false positives when they fail to work precisely, and generally reduce the transparency and reliability of the email network"

Does that sound like I'm not impressed with them as a partial solution? :-(


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