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Re: How do you stop outgoing spam?

  • From: Andy Dills
  • Date: Tue Sep 10 15:01:58 2002

On Tue, 10 Sep 2002, Dave Crocker wrote:

>
> At 08:20 PM 9/9/2002 +0000, Paul Vixie wrote:
> >outbound SMTP should be blocked for any dynamic or dialup source within
>
> One of the basic problems with discussions about spam control is that it
> focuses entirely on spam.  Blocking output SMTP from individual dial-ups
> has a serious negative consequence:
>
>          Laptop mobile users cannot use their home SMTP server.

I don't think Paul meant to say blocked as in 'connection refused', I
think he meant that they should be redirected to a local machine that will
happily send their mail (with reasonable limits on number of recipients
per arbitrary time period, which all of your mail servers should have
anyway).

Andy

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