Bug 5988 - Remove dsbl.org rules, list is no longer in operation
Summary: Remove dsbl.org rules, list is no longer in operation
Alias: None
Product: Spamassassin
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Rules (show other bugs)
Version: SVN Trunk (Latest Devel Version)
Hardware: Other All
: P5 normal
Target Milestone: 3.2.6
Assignee: SpamAssassin Developer Mailing List
URL: http://www.dsbl.org/
Depends on:
Reported: 2008-09-24 20:16 UTC by Daryl C. W. O'Shea
Modified: 2008-09-25 18:06 UTC (History)
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Description Daryl C. W. O'Shea 2008-09-24 20:16:21 UTC
"DSBL is GONE and highly unlikely to return. Please remove it from your mail server configuration.

DSBL was a blocklist specialized in listing open relays and open proxies. To put it simply, DSBL listed IP addresses of computers that could be tricked into sending spam by anybody. This was a very successful strategy. Nowadays open relays and open proxies are rare, spammers hardly ever use them any more and no software seems to come with an open-by-default policy any more."

I'm too tired to remember how to push an update right now, so this is a reminder for me or someone to remove the rules and push an update.
Comment 1 Daryl C. W. O'Shea 2008-09-25 18:06:13 UTC
trunk: r699140
3.2: r699142
3.1: r699143
rules 3.2: r699144
rules 3.1: r699145