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mickael.remond at process-one.net
Mon May 5 15:52:46 CDT 2008
As I said, it is one of the mean. You do not build an efficient
protection with only one tool.
For now, nothing has blocked a single IP from registering thousands of
account on tens of servers and I find this a pity.
Le 5 mai 08 à 22:49, Steve Gibson a écrit :
> Well, black-holing an IP address is just too easy to get around. In
> the end it proves ineffectual since, like the spammers do with SMTP,
> all they have to do is "borrow" someone else's machine to do their
> dirty work.
> On Mon, May 5, 2008 at 3:33 PM, Matthew Wild <mwild1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, May 5, 2008 at 9:25 PM, Jonathan Schleifer <js-
> xog at webkeks.org> wrote:
> > I think for now it would be the easiest to limit the registrations
> > IP per day to 1 or 2 plus activate rate control. That way, they
> > get kicked if they flood. If that happens 3 times, the account
> has to
> > be disabled automatically for a period of time. And since they
> > create a new account for spamming, that would pretty much solve it…
> > I'm STRONGLY against the black list approach proposed there!
> Jonathan, could you please elaborate as to *why* you are opposed?
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