Looking for a Utility....

Alex Neuman van der Hans alex at nkpanama.com
Fri Jul 14 00:05:57 IST 2006

The best you can hope for is to put a disclaimer in your "reject at the 
MTA level" response, if you're doing it at the MTA level.

For example:

1.2.3   571 - Your message was rejected because it comes from a netblock 
we don't like. For more info go to http://philudell.com/blablah.html

Logan Shaw wrote:
> On Thu, 13 Jul 2006, Phillip Udel wrote:
>> Ya.  I agree that this is not the best idea.   But as an example.
>> We sell Trucks in our spare time.   Well, one customer tried to 
>> answer the
>> add but was blocked.   Lol.  She was blocked because she was emailing 
>> from
>> the Ukraine and I have almost all Ukraine IP blocked.
>> It would be nice to have a web page that either I or my Users could send
>> them to be unblocked.
> It would be nice, but it presupposes that you have valid
> contact information for the sender of the questionable e-mail,
> which you do not.
> If you could assume the contact information was valid, that
> would imply that you already know the message is not spam[1].
> But you don't already know that; if you did, you wouldn't be
> proposing this idea because it would be unnecessary.
>   - Logan
> [1] because the vast majority of forged e-mail addresses
>     occur in spam

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