spamcop abuse of power
cswiger at mac.com
Thu Nov 17 18:36:45 UTC 2011
On Nov 17, 2011, at 5:37 AM, Dan The Man wrote:
> Today I had an unhappy unix student try to submit an assignment to me and could not. Spamcop has decided to go off blacklisting all yahoo/shaw etc servers worldwide.
I'm seeing about 40 spams per month from Yahoo's *.bullet.mail.sp2.yahoo.com; they're almost certainly the single largest source of spammy email I get.
> Example Solution Postfix:
> remove: reject_rbl_client bl.spamcop.net
> from your smtpd_recipient_restrictions line until they fix their abuse issues.
I probably wouldn't use any RBL for pass/fail blocking-- aside from postmaster.rfc-ignorant.org, maybe, and even that one likely needs some whitelisting if your mail system has a non-trivial # of users-- instead, consider using RBLs for scoring.
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