[SpamCop-List] Re: Great. Now it's my turn to get blocked.
Kilgallen at SpamCop.net
Sat Jan 24 07:42:11 EST 2004
In article <buts60$6ea$1 at news.spamcop.net>, Michael Lefevre <michael.spamcop at michaellefevre.com> writes:
> Automated scoring based on the quantity of spam I don't think is practical
> (beyond the monitoring of "good" email that's already done - although it
> might be possible to improve that to get a better sample of good email) -
> it would be easy for spammers to manipulate. Some kind of manual
> intervention, to distinguish "good" IPs which should be quickly delisted
> from "bad" IPs which merit longer listings might work technically, but
> that needs a lot of human input.
My human input is that Bob's ISP who cannot protect a machine with 1000
users from having one of those users open a hole certainly ranks as "bad".
This is no different from Microsoft security flaws aiding spammers (as
distinguished from the spamming the Microsoft does itself).
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