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Re: slow email validation problems

2005-09-14 10:46:35

Valdis Klētnieks writes:
Note that all these tools make the assumption that *some* people *aren't* greylisting - some spam has to get through to prime the DNSBL or DCC/whatever.

A spamtrap may pretend to greylist while actually reacting to the first delivery attempt.

Your point applies to any spam filtering techniques which involve gathering spam from real people'e email. I don't know how common that is any more... of the top of my head, all I can think of is the RABL.