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186805Re: Possible SPAM mitigation trick

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  • Covington, Chris
    Nov 23, 2005
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      On Wed, Nov 23, 2005 at 02:23:39AM +0100, mouss wrote:
      > no, this is different than GL:
      > here, every host (legit or not) will try MX1, then if compliant, will
      > try MX2. legit systems are thus somewhat penalized.
      > In GL, once a host has been "automatically whitelisted", it is no more
      > deferred.
      > Also here, a spamware that tries second MX won't be blocked. while in GL
      > it will be deferred.

      The theory behind GLing is that direct-to-MX clients won't retry, so if
      they time out at the primary MX or at the lowest-value MX that might be
      just as effective as tempfailing them.

      Chris Covington
      Plus One Health Management
      75 Maiden Lane Suite 801
      NY, NY 10038
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