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PENIS_ENLARGE2? WTF?

On Monday 31 March 2003 01:55 pm, ME wrote:
> I upgraded to a 2.5 series of spamassassin and that helped a bit.
>
> Next, I started looking into some RBL stuff. (Still trying to tune this.)
>
> Also, I have qmail configured to not accept delivery if sender != rDNS/rMX
>
> Finally, I started asking my users to forward spam to a special account:
> I asked my users to forward to me any mail that was spam and got passed
> SpamAssassin. Then I look at this e-mail and add either site-wide
> blacklist entry for the source, host, or entire domain, with the list of
> blacklisted sources, hosts, or domains available via a cgi.
>
> With all of the above, I am now down to 1 spam message every 2 days
> getting through, and I get from 50 to 200 pieces of e-mail per day, plus
> abouyt 60 pieces of spam caught by the filters or "dealt with" in an
> automated fashion.
>
> I encourage my users to "whitelist" the users in their own addressbook,
> and by using SquirrelMail with the SpamAssassin plugin (modified) my users
> can control their own whitelists and black lists while looking at their
> mail!
>
> The nice part, is the spam that gets through is often *really* from the
> site it claims to come from. Cases where users have used AOL, or Yahoo, or
> ?? to spam through all my filters permits me to have spamcop deal with
> them. :-)
>
> One comment I have on the national and CA registries:
> If the list process is found to be unconstitutional or illegal, do you
> think the telemarketeres will be able to get these lists (as gov docs) and
> then know who to bug?

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