[nycbug-talk] ORDB.org replacement
dan at langille.org
Mon Mar 12 14:17:51 EDT 2007
On 12 Mar 2007 at 14:05, Okan Demirmen wrote:
> On Mon 2007.03.12 at 10:22 -0700, Peter Wright wrote:
> > > On Mon, 12 Mar 2007 09:24:09 -0700 (PDT)
> > > "Peter Wright" <pete at nomadlogic.org> wrote:
> > >
> > >> hey all,
> > >> i used to use the ordb.org blacklist on my postfix boxen. they have
> > >> shut down. are there any other decent rbl lists out there that folks
> > >> are using?
> > >>
> > >> thx,
> > >> -pete
> > >
> > > I know what you mean pete. Most the ones I've used in the past have
> > > dropped. Here a snip from my main.cf.
> > >
> > > # reject_rbl_client relays.ordb.org
> > > # reject_rbl_client sbl.spamhaus.org
> > > # reject_rbl_client opm.blitzed.org
> > > reject_rbl_client list.dsbl.org
> > >
> > lol...that's pretty much what i have as well ;) i'll give dsbl.org a shot
> > now. thanks!
> why do you guys even use blacklists? have you any statistics on the
> effectiveness of blacklists after greylisting? i'm assuming close to
> 0%, for with just greylisting the amount of spam is already close to
> nil (and it costs nothing).
What are you basing that estimate upon?
> i am interested in data; i'm not just advocating.
I turned off blacklists for a few days to see what would happen. My
spam levels jumped by between 200 and 400%. Despite greylisting.
There are many areas of the internet that produce a great deal of
spam through valid MTAs.
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