Recently, Somebody Somewhere wrote these words
> Declan Moriarty wrote:
> >Is there a tool/utility for reporting spam to the appropiate
> >blocklists? Each of them seems to list from a particular
> >perspective, and I wonder if there was any organised way of
> >reporting to them automagically.
>> I would think automagical spam reporting would be a bad idea unless you
> can be absolutely sure won't get false positives caught in the net and
> render the reporting unreliable. Perhaps setting up report candidates
> would be useful but the last step of sending should require human
I probably didn't write enough.
I agree that automatic reporting would be bad. False positives.
I end up with spam boxes with 20 - 30% on some blocklist. These
get verified. I was hoping for some perl/python magic to point at
these hand checked spam mailboxes to automagically
1. extract spamvertised IPs and report them appropiately.
2. extract spam sources i.e. the reverse lookup on the received
line. This would need as an argument my mail server.
Received: from cn.net ([126.96.36.199]) by aamta06-winn.ispmail.ntl.com
188.8.131.52 in this case, which is p54ac1fdb.dip0.t-ipconnect.de
3. send a copy of the mail to those blocklists that want it. All this is a
major pita for the end user, so people don't bother. Good
information is therefore wasted, and more spam gets through.
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