[SpamCop-List] Re: centralized white list
spamcop001 at bellsouth.net
Sat Feb 21 09:44:29 EST 2004
> "Bo Briggs" <spamcop001 at bellsouth.net> wrote in message
> news:c0qguh$1oc$1 at news.spamcop.net...
>>>Ive often wondered why there isnt an organization
>>>set up on the net to maintain a 'white list' of valid
>>>mail servers on the net.
>>It has been tried before. See:
> ok, looks good, why shouldnt I sign up for it?
> Will they sell my mail servers ips to their
> bulk mailer customers? Their rules for bulk
> mailers opt in programs looks like ok'ing 'soft spam' to me.
Pretty sure that it's owned by some regulars on NANAE. I doubt that it would
be soft. You might get some input there.
>>The problem is getting everyone to agree. Implementation would be very
>>difficult for everyone involved. Other problems are the same as with the
>>dnsbl's. Who do you trust?
> That was another Q I had for them, who do they have
Well, I can't speak for them. But if you are looking at whitelists, maybe I
should suggest a couple of others:
Has been abused lately.
Note that when the spamcop parser runs, it does check bondedsender.org
The biggest problem, again, is participation. And I don't know the numbers.
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