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SubjectRe: [Semi-OT,important] ORBS globally blocks users of these lists
On 18 Jan 2000, Florian Weimer wrote:

> Their policy is more like `do anything, and you'll be listed'.
> They actively scan for relays, but do not admit that (I don't know
> if this has changed in the past). They list hosts which never
> have relayed any piece of U[BC]E mail. They list hosts which
> aren't an open relay by themselves. They give you a few days (3?
> 5?) to close a few dozens relays of your customers until they
> blacklist the your smarthost, effectively disrupting your mail
> service, despite the fact that these machines never relayed any
> U[BC]E and the smarthost itself isn't an open relay.

You're confusing ORBS with dorkslayers/IMRSS. (before the rename to IMRSS) used
to call their list ORBS too...

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of people. That is its real strength.

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