From: Mike Knell (mike.knell at domain cs.tcd.ie)
Date: Tue 02 May 2000 - 14:32:45 IST
> Mail to a random mailing list just bounced back at me because the mail host
> attempting to deliver it, brockman.tinet.ie (184.108.40.206), is currently
> listed in ORBS. Sigh. I've dropped a note to eircom requesting their
> assistance in resolving it so lots of mail doesn't get blocked by
> ORBS-intelligent sites.
> ORBS says that the system was confirmed as an open relay back on October 21,
> 1999. Hopefully that's been corrected.
Not sure I'd say ORBS-intelligent - the MAPS RBL model of blocking known
spam relays seems a lot more productive to me than scanning everyone's
hosts looking for open relays which might just possibly one day be used
for relaying spam.
-- Computer Science System Administrator, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland mike.knell at domain cs.tcd.ie -=- http://www.cs.tcd.ie/Mike.Knell/
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