Blocking Countries using an RBL.

Alex Neuman alex at
Mon Mar 15 16:12:35 GMT 2010

That, unfortunately wouldn't cover ".com" domains hosted in a specific country.

Search for IP by country RBL's, or create a custom function using Geo::IP, for example.

On Mar 15, 2010, at 10:50 AM, Mike Kercher wrote:

> That would be kinda dangerous to assume all email from a country is
> spam.  The US is #1 according to SpamHaus.  If you want to block an
> entire country, you could add the TLD to your MTA access list.
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> Subject: Blocking Countries using an RBL.
> Anyone know of an RBL that will block countries known for SPAM and can
> be easily integrated into Spamassassin or MailScanner?
> Dave
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