[Pdns-users] re:spam

Hugo van der Kooij hvdkooij at vanderkooij.org
Sat Jul 12 17:56:18 UTC 2008

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marty wrote:
|> | Your mailing list is intrinsically linked with marketers, AKA spammers.
|> | I will not post to your mailing list again under these circumstances.
|> | You are generating a spam problem and you need to monitor DNS traffic.
|> Any public mailinglist is by it's definition public. So there is no way
|> to prevent people from using it to do the wrong thing with the
|> information on any public mailinglist.
| I think you misunderstood what I was saying.
| I was ONLY referring to the gratuitous DNS traffic I got when I post
to the
| list. This was immediate and repeatable, so it indicates it was
initiated on the
| list server end.
| I can only conclude this behavior is by design, or your server is
| You may not even realize this is happening.

It is not my server. It seems you assumtion is not correct in this matter.

Have you considered that some people verify the sender of a message. It
should only verify the sender (which is the mailinglist) but I noticed
some read the From: header and verify those.


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	A: Yes.
	>Q: Are you sure?
	>>A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
	>>>Q: Why is top posting frowned upon?

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