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Re: [vox-tech] Greylisting and LUGOD
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Re: [vox-tech] Greylisting and LUGOD

Is it possible to apply filtering only to non-subscribers and people who
aren't trying to subscribe to the list?  Basically so only the people who
are randomly trying to post to the mailing list directly gets filtered?



On Mon, 13 Sep 2004, Rod Roark wrote:

> I ran across this during my morning reading:
>   http://projects.puremagic.com/greylisting/whitepaper.html
> of which there seems to be a good Postfix implementation
> (Postfix is my MTA of choice):
>   http://isg.ee.ethz.ch/tools/postgrey/
> So I'm seriously considering putting this on my server.
> The effect on LUGOD would be:
> (1) Virtually no spam.  Mostly this is of interest to the
>     officers, as the mailing lists already require
>     registration in order to post; however spammers might
>     easily forge the FROM header to abuse this.
> (2) Mail from first-time posters, or from those who post
>     less frequently than once per month, would likely be
>     delayed by an hour or so.
> (3) This *might* allow me to eliminate the current blocking
>     of mail from dynamic IPs.
> Comments?
> -- Rod
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