[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: excessive bounces

From: Earnie Boyd
Subject: Re: excessive bounces
Date: Wed, 26 May 2004 16:42:03 -0400
User-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040113

Ralf Corsepius wrote:

On Wed, 2004-05-26 at 07:43, Bob Proulx wrote:
Jay West wrote:
You should have sent this to the list owner/admin, not the list.

Lars Hecking wrote:
Most likely, the same thing happens to OP that happens to me: the lists
run at are crawling with spam, and a good number of them get
rejected somewhere between and OP's final destination. After a
certain number of rejections, $LIST_MEMBER's subscription is disabled
I see that too.  Here are some things that can be done about it.

Whitelist in your access lists.

Are you serious?

I know what you mean, but I feel this is playing with symptoms. Given
the amount of spam relays, the auto*tools's list policy finally
should be reconsidered.
Face it, this is not 1994 anymore, the internet has lost its innocence,
and badly maintained open lists like the auto*tools lists on are
a relict of the past.

Is it really lists or is it something else? I'm on the phpgroupware lists and the dotgnu lists and I have received NOT ONE SPAM and they are hosted by However, most of the mail I see from autoconf, automake and libtool seems riddled with SPAM, more than half.

Sorry, if this sounds like ranting,  but I feel something needs to

Here's to hoping something can be done.


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]