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Re: [PLUG] spamassassin help: create a rule to score by sender TLD

On Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:10:55 -0400
Greg Helledy <> wrote:
> It's not my job to punish, I'm just filtering out crap.  The new TLDs 
> send us only crap.

The truth is that it is NOT the TLD's sending you spam.

> >
> > have you instituted any dnsbl?
> Yes, two.  They eliminate a good chunk of spam.  Filtering the new

rather add another rbl, maybe,

I'll bet dollars to donuts that your spam problem will mostly
disappear...-- unless someone is specifically targeting you...

> TLDs will get rid of much of the rest, although some do use .com.
> They will get the following message:
> > 550 "The mail server detected your message as spam and has
> > prevented delivery."
> So, I'm providing a clear message to those whose emails are declined.
And then, like you yourself are doing, many "admins" are rewriting
bounce messages - so what they will receive is 

Your email blocked by administrative action" 

Or even: "There is a technical error at the recipient"

Well done, you are making the internet better and you are a great
netizen, (not)

then again, it is too much effort to do things correctly, we are also
teaching our children the same thing...


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