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Re: How do I get delisted from SORBS? [OT]

From: Per Jessen <per_at_nospam>
Date: Sat Oct 09 2010 - 13:58:32 GMT
To: users@spamassassin.apache.org

corpus.defero wrote:

> On Fri, 2010-10-08 at 20:13 +0200, Per Jessen wrote:
>> corpus.defero wrote:
>>
>> > On Thu, 2010-10-07 at 08:56 -1000, Alexandre Chapellon wrote:
>> >> Indeed no IP should be blacklisted undefinitely... at least
>> >> without checking regularily.
>> > I don't agree. An IP that hops on and off lists should stay ON
>> > until the blocklist operator is satisfied that no further abuse
>> > will come from it.
>>
>> How does that differ from what Alexandre said?
> It differs because I am saying they *should* remain listed forever.

Actually, as far as I can tell, you said "until the blocklist operator
is satisfied that no further abuse will come from it" which is clearly
not "forever".

> Personally if I were running the show I'd seek a large deposit to
> remove an IP and any repeat would result in the loss of that deposit
> with no further chance to remove the IP until it was clearly and
> demonstrably reassigned.

I doubt if a list with such a policy would be of much interest to
anyone. Just my opinion, of course.

/Per Jessen, Z├╝rich