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Gerry Maddock gmaddock at
Mon Jun 29 14:39:36 IST 2009

> > Not advisable unless you run a server with only 3 users: postmaster,
> > abuse and yourself :-
> Strange, I'm running servers with more users than that and no email
> is getting lost. I did notice a decrease in spam after using tarbaby
> Their site states: "We will not actually receive any of your email
> under any circumstances. We will return a 451 temporary error
> immediately after the DATA command. This tells the sender to come
> back later and try again. Good email is never lost using this method."
> Like I've said, I run servers with quite a bit more than 3 users and
> have had 0 problems.
Its very similar to greylisting in my opinion (which I already use as
well). Anything to help cut down spam and server load, I'm in favor of. If
some spambots deliberately try to use lower MX servers expecting less
anti-spam measures (which in some cases is true, as we have read on this
list) Any legit email will try again just as in greylisting.

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