Anyone using

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at
Thu Sep 7 08:30:44 IST 2006

On 06/09/06, Dhawal Doshy <dhawal at> wrote:
> Glenn Steen wrote:
> > On 06/09/06, Aaron K. Moore <amoore at> wrote:
> > (snip)
> >> I'd look into white listing Swedish mail servers.  Not being able to use
> >> RBLs is extremely limiting.  Perhaps it's time to start lobbying your
> >> government for changing their guidelines.
> >>
> > I wish it was that simple... I would personally love to be able to use
> > a few RBLs at the MTA level.
> > Two things:
> > 1) It is not restricted to Swedish mail servers, it is regarding
> > Swedish citizens, wherever they choose to reside, whatever ISP or
> > whatnot they choose to use. Kind of defeats the whitelist idea,
> > unfortunately.
> > 2) If I cannot make them see the light with something as simple to
> > grasp as the badness of software patents (Swedish representatives have
> > been very much in favour of the much-hated EU proposal), what is the
> > chance of me making a bunch of lawyers and politicians see the
> > usefulness of RBLs? If I understand correctly, it was a rather big win
> > to not have them banned entirely in the guiodelines. Sigh.
> >
> > So far though, we've had tremendous succcess with simple measures (RFC
> > strictness, recipient verification etc), so ... I'll muiddle along:-).
> > But thanks for all the suggestions.
> Glenn, can you greylist? I was hoping to try this out sometime.. but
> meanwhile see if it helps. Read it before you reject the idea of
> greylisting.
Thanks Dahwal.
Well... Yes, and no... This is left by the guidelines to each
organization/agency to decide... So... It's up to the usual, me trying
to convince the PHB&CEO that it is safe (as in "safe to use in view of
the applicable laws":-). I've been meaning to implement this in
testing, so ... sometime this weekend I might just start doing

-- Glenn
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