[OT] Re: [Box Backup] Box Backup 0.11rc2 on OS X 10.5

Chris Wilson boxbackup at boxbackup.org
Mon Apr 6 23:48:46 BST 2009


Hi Stuart,

On Fri, 20 Mar 2009, Stuart D. Gathman wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Mar 2009, Chris Wilson wrote:
>> On Fri, 20 Mar 2009, Achim wrote:
>>
>>> Hetzner is quite a popular host for dedicated root servers as well, 
>>> and therefore probably have little incentive to monitor or even block 
>>> outbound SMTP. It is of course natural that with the amount of servers 
>>> they host, there will be several that are run by clueless admins and 
>>> hence get converted into spam spewers quickly.
>>
>> Then it's natural that people will block them, including me. They 
>> should be more careful about who's allowed to send outgoing SMTP and in 
>> responding quickly and proactively to reports of spam being sent from 
>> their servers.
>
> I assume you've blocked yahoo, hotmail, and earthlink as well... :-)

I've blocked yahoo and earthlink as I have no reason to receive emails 
from them, and I get plenty of spam. I haven't blocked hotmail as I do 
communicate with some hotmail users.

Cheers, Chris.
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