[Dshield] Anyone have any experience with WPoison?

Bob Johnson bob88 at bobj.org
Mon Sep 23 04:09:30 GMT 2002

On Sunday 22 September 2002 05:34 am, John Draper appears to have 
> >I don't have any first-hand experience with it, but have heard from
> > several others who swear by it.
> I discussed it with my collegue...  doesn't see a compelling need for
> it. I mean,  how much email farming takes place?

I don't know about farming, but I know from experience that a lot 
of harvesting goes on.  Most of the spam I get is to administrative 
addresses that are posted on our web pages and not otherwise 
published.  If WPoison can reduce that, I'm all for it.  The real 
question is whether it can actually make an impact.  I'm not 
entirely convinced.

> If anyone is interested in joining the SpamBayes project,  go here:
> http://mail.python.org/mailman-21/listinfo/spambayes

That's one of those neat why-didn't-anyone-do-that-before ideas 
that makes me want to stick around to see how it turns out.  

- Bob

> Join the fight against spam.   Also,   there is an anti-spam
> conference in Boston at MIT... 
> http://www.paulgraham.com/spamconference.html
> John

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