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The CAN-SPAM bill examined

The CAN-SPAM bill examined

Posted Dec 5, 2003 18:30 UTC (Fri) by tegbert (guest, #17578)
In reply to: The CAN-SPAM bill examined by gswoods
Parent article: The CAN-SPAM bill examined

The problem with fiddling with DNS records to filter out ip addresses is that ip addresses are often recycled, but DNS-based filters often persist way beyond reason. Check out:

"Is the Internet Dying?":
http://www.circleid.com/article/215_0_1_0_C/

and

"The Beginning of the End of the Internet?":
http://www.circleid.com/article/315_0_1_0_C/

for a good scare.

tegbert


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The CAN-SPAM bill examined

Posted Dec 8, 2003 19:35 UTC (Mon) by gswoods (subscriber, #37) [Link]

Well, the IP address of our mail server isn't recycled unless we choose to change it. I would certainly like the ability to tell other mail servers around the net that if a mail message purports to come from one of our users, but it doesn't come from the address of our main mail cluster, then it's a forgery and should be rejected.


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