OT: blocking RFC/best practices violators

Matt Kettler mkettler at EVI-INC.COM
Thu Mar 3 02:19:06 GMT 2005

At 08:38 PM 3/2/2005, Dan Hollis wrote:
>On Wed, 2 Mar 2005, Matt Kettler wrote:
> > Unfortunately most of the lists rather high in the FP rate.. there's a lot
> > of major ISP's out there that are quite RFC ignorant.
>there are even more which arent ignorant, they deliberately choose not to
>have a working postmaster@ etc. and unlike abuse@, postmaster@ is not
>optional, no way no how, no matter how you stretch or twist or bend the

I'd still categorize willful disregard for the rules as being "ignorant"..

Ignorance can come from a lack of awareness off fact, i.e.: ignorance of
the fact the RFC exists.

However, ignorance can also be a general lack of education, as in the
definition "an unlearned group incapable of understanding complex issues".

I'd suggest your deliberate choosers fall into the second definition of

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