[Operators] Meeting Notes

Luke -Jr luke at dashjr.org
Wed May 7 19:12:47 CDT 2008


Is this the road to extra charges for long distance IM/email?

On Thursday 08 May 2008, David Banes wrote:
> Late to the party here but I like this idea from Axigen, the secure
> email server people;
>
> - Axigen 6.1 also features Country Filtering, which enables system
> administrators to determine geographic locations based on IPs and
> create rules accordingly, such as banning or allowing emails sent
> from selected countries.
>
> As an email security company this is one of the techniques we use on
> clients firewalls, not fool proof but  a good tool to have in the kit
> bag.
>
> David.
>
> On 08/05/2008, at 2:45 AM, Jonathan Schleifer wrote:
> > Christoph Gebhardt <mailinglists at exosphere.de> wrote:
> >> What keeps the evil spammer from just making their own?
> >> I mean, I guess it would be pretty easy to script s2s and fake a
> >> server.
> >
> > It's easy to ban that server, but it's hard to ban a user on a remote
> > server. If that server's only for spamming, there's no problem with
> > just blocking it.
> >
> >> Do jabberds check if example.com resolves the host claiming to run
> >> it's jabber server? If not the spammer would have unlimited
> >> "servers"...
> >
> > It does, via TLS or dialback.
> >
> > --
> > Jonathan
> > This email was transferred using an evaluation version
> > of AXIGEN Mail Server.
>
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