[SpamCop-List] Re: How long does delisting take?
Sofa King Tyred of Lar Ting
nobody at devnull.spamcop.net
Sun Mar 20 11:37:34 EST 2005
> "Miss Betsy" <nobody at devnull.spamcop.net> wrote in message
> news:d1eee1$5f9$1 at news.spamcop.net...
>>>So I am responsible for people sending me spam? Wow.
>>No, you are responsible for not sending that spam on to others.
> Did you mean, that no, you are not responsible for sending that spam to
> That would make sense, since it does not blame the middle-man whos mail
> server is RFC compliant.
I've said this before in other threads -- open SMTP relays are/were
arguably RFC compliant. Did reluctant sysadmins make the RFC-compliant
argument 5 years ago when they got blacklisted for allowing relaying?
Once spammers (or other villains) start exploiting a "feature" for their
business, it's always painful to realize that one has to adapt to the
reality of the world.
I say a sysadmin can continue arguing about RFCs on this issue (seems to
be a lot of them are doing so), or use that same time/energy to fix
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