RBL for egcs mailing lists?

Todd Vierling tv@pobox.com
Fri Sep 18 17:29:00 GMT 1998

On Thu, 17 Sep 1998, Marc David Rovner wrote:

: > Please consider adding RBL-filtering (cf. http://maps.vix.com/ ) to the
: > egcs mailing lists.
: It is not in the lists best interests to potentially block those who want
: access to the list, but happen to have accounts at site that spam.  As an
: aside, lists are to remain open to all, list-members or not, thus they can't
: be closed to member access only.

Please [re]read the guidelines for hosts to be listed in the RBL.  The RBL
is not frivolous; it only blocks sites who intentionally harbor spam (which,
in almost all cases, are spam-houses, not legitimate ISPs).

-- Todd Vierling (Personal tv@pobox.com; Bus. todd_vierling@xn.xerox.com)

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