On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 11:37:21AM -0500, Bruce Pea wrote:
>--On Wednesday, August 06, 2003 12:33 PM -0400 Steve Hovey 
>> Unfortunately, dynamic usually means not a business - which often means
>> spam - and we are all losing hair over the war on spam.
>> I now block ip's with no reverse dns
>We are doing this as well. We get a fair number of complaints from people 
>who's mail doesn't get delivered but we tell them to fix their DNS so we 
>know someone isn't trying to spoof us. So far, 23 out of 25 organizations 
>complaining have fixed their DNS.

We started blocking on no rDNS several months ago, and it's been extremely
effective with low false positive problems.  I heard that AOL started
refusing connections with no rDNS about a month ago which makes it easier
to justify our policies to the clueless.

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