[linux-dvb] OT: Re: linuxtv.org fell in the blacklists trap

thomas schorpp thomas.schorpp at googlemail.com
Wed Oct 31 14:41:12 CET 2007

David Santinoli wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 31, 2007 at 12:28:52AM +0100, Luca Olivetti wrote:
>> Besides, one shouldn't have more or less rights to have an own mail
>> server depending on the fact that the address is static or dynamic.
> Please get real.  While you have all the right to choose to run a mail
> server on a dynamic IP address, you cannot force your policy on the
> recipients.

yes, we can. and we will. every company doing lawful business by mail 
will suffer from the law consequences of such blocking. that's real.
use this "dynIP mailhost- advantage" recklessly and win 
unrelated cases at court against every opponent :] 
sorry, but discrimination always makes me finding ways to hit back.

>  Considering that the overwhelming majority of the SMTP
> connections from dynamic addresses are originated by spambots, it is
> perfectly advisable to refuse mail from such servers, as any sensible
> mail administrator knows.

"sensible" or just too much the costs to do *real* spam filtering?
and Luca is right, lets blacklist all U.S. :D

> Cheers,
>  David


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