dsbl.org gone for good

Denis Beauchemin Denis.Beauchemin at USherbrooke.ca
Wed Oct 29 19:25:30 GMT 2008

Matt Hayes a écrit :
> Denis Beauchemin wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> According to their web site:
>> DSBL is GONE and highly unlikely to return. Please remove it from your
>> mail server configuration.
>> DSBL was a blocklist specialized in listing open relays and open
>> proxies. To put it simply, DSBL listed IP addresses of computers that
>> could be tricked into sending spam by anybody. This was a very
>> successful strategy. Nowadays open relays and open proxies are rare,
>> spammers hardly ever use them any more and no software seems to come
>> with an open-by-default policy any more.
>> Denis
> This is news that is 3 to 4 years old...
> -Matt
According to their website, il happened sometime after 06/05/2008.  
Anyhow, I still had sendmail check it so I removed the test.


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