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Subject: Re: spamjinn.com for anti-span tools
From: kirk Bailey <idiot1 @ netzero . net>
Organization: Silas Dent Memorial Cabal of ERIS Esoteric and hot Dog Boiling Society(fnord)!
Date: Tue, 21 May 2002 00:06:55 -0400
To: kim brooks wei <kimi @ kimbwei . com>
Cc: list-managers @ greatcircle . com
References: <a05100305b90e1b94af23 @ [65 . 234 . 137 . 30]>

Say, www.spamjinn.com is not on the web. What gives?


kim brooks wei wrote:
> 
> How about this, then?
> 
> I've registered a website, spamjinn.com which is available for a
> collaborative effort on building some spam-blocking tools.
> 
> Maybe (some of) the following ideas will work:
> 
> BLOCK-SPAM DATABASE
> A website run by a group of interested parties which houses a
> block-spam database which is updated on a regular basis.
>       The database contains three lists: private servers delivering
> spam mail, multi-user servers allowing their servers to be used for
> spam mail and a list of ISPs and web(/mail)hosts that provide public
> service and voluntarily participate in the spamjinn.com DATABASE
> program.
>       Facilitation is provided to participating ISPs/mail hosts who
> wish to block mail from the sites listed, for keeping their filters
> up-to-date.
>       Acess to the databases is by password, obviously.
>       Spam must be proven before servers are listed.
>       And naturally, tips to users on how to take steps to eradicate
> spam with links to all the good anti-spam sites that are out there
> today.
> 
> VOLUNTARY ISP PARTICIPATION
> Part 1  An ISP or mail host publishes a statement to its users that
> all mail from the addresses at spamjinn.com will be filtered and
> blocked as undeliverable. Corrections or reports should be addressed
> directly to the spamjinn.com site.
> Part 2  Any group or individual which sends out a mass (needs to be
> defined) mailing must cc his SMTP host (or a mutually agreed upon,
> third-party entity) with a copy of the email and receive (retroactive
> is OK) approval on the mailing. ISPs will investigate any mass
> mailings not following this procedure with an eye to blocking the
> outgoing mail privileges of mail that was sent out as spam.
> 
> YAHOO GROUPS ALLOWANCE
> Mail that is sent out from a yahoo-groups address will be relayed on
> to those requesting to receive it. Other Yahoo mail (or mail from any
> heavy facilitators of spam mail) might be returned with a message
> 
> like this,  "due to Yahoo proliferating too much spam, users of this
> service have requested that mail from Yahoo addresses be returned
> unread." Instructions could be provided on how to obtain an email
> address with a more responsible provider.
> 
> .... gotta get Energizer b a t t e r  i   e    s .   .   .   n  o
> m  o r  e    p     o     w      e     r
> 
> Kim
> --
> Please be well.
> 
> Kim Brooks Wei    ?    P O Box 626 ? Fair Lawn ? NJ  07410   ?    V
> 201.475.1854

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	    Respectfully,
			 Kirk D Bailey


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