uol.com.br is now banned from this list
gene.heskett at verizon.net
Fri Nov 18 08:55:42 UTC 2005
On Thursday 17 November 2005 23:53, Wong Kwok-hon wrote:
>On 11/17/05, Warren Togami <wtogami at redhat.com> wrote:
>> James Wilkinson wrote:
>> > Warren Togami wrote:
>> >>Effective immediately I am not allowing any @uol.com.br
>> >> subscriptions to fedora-list. It seems that people who post to
>> >> the list are getting spammed from uol.com.br. This is not the
>> >> first time this has happened.
>> > Note that there is still a petsupermarket at uol.com.br subscribed to
>> > the list (maybe under a different address) and sending
>> > "confirmation" e-mails.
>> > Actually, it just sent me *four* confirmation e-mails, so I imagine
>> > that the twit's been wondering why he isn't getting any of his
>> > Fedora list e-mails, and has tried resubscribing multiple times.
>> > James (editing his .procmailrc)
>> It seems to be even stupider than this. If you don't respond to the
>> uol.com.br bounce, it re-sends it every 2 hours. This is some
>> horribly broken stupidity for a lage ISP. I wonder of our IS folks
>> would mind just blacklisting the entire domain at the SMTP level...
>But I found that the .br site sending me email for 4 hours with 15mins
>Wong Kwok Hon
We may be getting somewhere with this. Its harrassing the debian list
too, and one customer of this ISP suggested we in turn harrass a regular
list of addresses, so I'm forwarding everything I get to:
abuse at uol.com.br, uol at uol.com.br, security at uol.com.br,
mail-abuse at cert.br
Just for effects mind you, and I'm adding a header line X-Clueless Twit
with a value of SPAMMER :)
As usual though, no response. Warrens actions seems to have pretty
well slowed the flood here.
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