My RelayDB implementation in perl for MailScanner

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at GMAIL.COM
Thu Dec 1 09:23:26 GMT 2005

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On 01/12/05, Csillag Tamas <cstamas at> wrote:
> On 11/30, Glenn Steen wrote:
> > On 30/11/05, Csillag Tamas <cstamas at> wrote:
> > > On 11/30, Csillag Tamas wrote:
> > > ..
> > > > 2. You have to replace (or extend your current) with my attached file.
> > >
> > > Attaching that file is a good idea.
> > >
> > >
> >
> > Looks kind of neat.... If I wasn't restricted by what is legal for a
> > Swedish government agency to do, I might have looked hard on both this
> > and the Vispan auto-blacklist thing .... (I especially like the
> > vindictive quality of this one:-).
> That legal thing is interesting...
> Uhm, Thanks :-)

Not really interresting:-). All government agencies in Sweden are
required to be "available to the public", which in the case of email
means we need to take care exactly what measures are applied
automagically... Since we who implement spam and virus filters
typically aren't lawyers, Statskontoret (a kind of
uber-service-office:-) has issued some fairly detailed guidelines on
what we can do, and what we can't... It's still a bit murky in these
waters, but the type of automatic blocking of traffic (no matter the
FP/FN rate) is specifically detailed as a no-no. Sigh.
So for the time being, I can only look upon such schemes ... with longing:-)

> > Would you mind typing this into the wiki? Would make a nice addition,
> > I think. It's rather easy to manage, just register and follow Ugos
> > crisp guidelines at
> >

Thank you.
I took the liberty of changing the <code> tag to <code perl> to get
some nice syntax highlighting... Feel free to change it back:-).

-- Glenn
email: glenn < dot > steen < at > gmail < dot > com
work: glenn < dot > steen < at > ap1 < dot > se

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