[thelist] spammers / IP address / specific or wildcard match

Anthony Baratta anthony at baratta.com
Tue Dec 9 10:30:47 CST 2008

I think you are better off using a Blackhole service and checking the IP against that list.


-----Original message-----
From: Bob Meetin bobm at dottedi.biz
Date: Tue, 09 Dec 2008 08:13:51 -0800
To: "thelist at lists.evolt.org" thelist at lists.evolt.org
Subject: [thelist] spammers / IP address / specific or wildcard match

> I have a couple forms I have intentionally left open to capture spammer IP addresses. I know there are supposedly agencies where this stuff can be reported as 
> well as adding the specific IP address to a deny list, but I'm wondering how much good this does as IP addresses change and such. Fact is, if a really small 
> local business is getting spammed by an IP tracked to a different land I could probably add some sort of wildcard to the deny as in:
> if
> then perhaps anything like: 68.63.83.
> Does this work?
> Bob
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