|Re: Anti-Spam Tool Going Out of Business|
Mon, 01 Jan 2007 03:26:29 GMT
In message <email@example.com> Gordon S. Hlavenka|
> Anick Jesdanun wrote:
>> The Open Relay Database, a tool e-mail service providers used for
> ... And good riddance too.
> ORDB and various blackhole databases have been the bane of my email
> Many times I have had emails I sent bounced, just because someone else
> And it breaks in the other direction, too -- emails sent to me may
> Before various ISPs decided to help me with my spam problem, I used to
> Spam? Sucks, no question about it. But let ME decide what is spam for
You seem to be a bit confused, so I'll see if I can help here.
You DO have the choice, no one other then you can choose what mail you
When you choose to use a mailbox operated by someone other then
DNS blacklists are a large part of this.
If you don't want your ISP to filter your mail, ask them to stop. If
As far as DNS-BLs go, there is a wide range. ORDB had a zero false
However, in reality, the open-relay problem is largely solved now, there
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but whips and chains excite me.
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