[Dshield] Raynote appealing for ISP commonsense

Ray Palmer palmer at telus.net
Sat Jan 24 11:39:22 GMT 2004


Everything that makes it through the spam filters should have both
destination and source addresses validated. This isn't a technical problem,
it is all about profits.


----- Original Message -----
From: "John Hardin" <johnh at aproposretail.com>
To: "General DShield Discussion List" <list at dshield.org>
Sent: Friday, January 23, 2004 9:56 AM
Subject: Re: [Dshield] Raynote appealing for ISP commonsense


> On Fri, 2004-01-23 at 04:32, Ray Palmer wrote:
> > A New Years wish for all ISP's to emerge from their cone of stupidity
and
> > display some responsibility; stop passing emails that do not have valid
> > source and destination addresses.
>
> How can ISP A tell whether a given email address at ISP B is valid?
>
> --
> John Hardin  KA7OHZ
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> Apropos Retail Management Systems, Inc.             fax: (425) 672-0192
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