Sendmail: How does one blacklist annoying spammers?

JD jd1008 at
Fri Jun 25 23:59:38 UTC 2010

On 06/25/2010 03:24 PM, Daniel B. Thurman was caught red-handed while 
> On 06/25/2010 03:04 PM, Tom Horsley wrote:
>> On Fri, 25 Jun 2010 14:54:27 -0700
>> JD wrote:
>>> I wonder how Google does it. only .01% of my google email is spam.
>>> The spam folder contains tons of spam, and it is automatically purged
>>> by google.
> Probably they pay their workers to add all offending IP/Hosts
> address into their /etc/mail/access files? LOL, just kidding.
>> Yea, I just use gmail as my mail provider and download the
>> mail with fetchmail. I think one non-spam item wound up
>> in my gmail spam folder in several months.
> But... at what cost?
> You want google hold your messages and do whatever
> they deem fit with it?  Maybe I am such a fool when it comes
> to privacy/security since Echelon/NSA gets `em all off the
> Internet cloud anyway...  and I am such a dreamer
> [or an ignoramus] for having my own [private but public?]
> email server...
> Oh well...  I'll keep on dreaming... just for the [losing]
> principle of it all...  LOL

Seems that technology, which can be used to preserve privacy,
is being deliberately used by big business and big gov to take
it away.

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