[SpamCop-List] Re: New NANAE discussion about SpamCop
MikeE at ster.invalid
Mon Mar 21 17:54:33 EST 2005
> "Mike Easter"
>> The point is that notifying spamvertisers isn't really a very good
>> job for a parser and it isn't a very good job for most reporters and
>> it shouldn't be the default mode for baby spamcop reporters.
> Regardless of that discussion, an option to disable spamvertisement
> reporting would be welcomed by me. My savings would be twofold: a
> bunch of clicks saved per report, and sometimes delays caused by DNS
> lookups done by the SC parser.
> Oh, and what greater way to inform the spammer that his writings were
> received in good order by resolving his per-recipient-unique host
> names from an Ironport netblock? :-) I'm pretty certain that at least
> few spammers know exactly which reports I withheld from their ISP,
> simply by looking at their DNS server logs.
The disabling of spamvertisement reporting would be the equivalent of
being a quickreporter, except it would be a quick reporter who was
paying attention to the satisfactoriness of the source parse.
kibitzer, not SC admin
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