Tag: whitelist

Does MAPS need a guidedog?

According to spammers, the folks who run RBLs (Real Time Blackhole Lists) are terrorists lurking in the shadows, pouncing on unsuspecting small internet merchants, and blocking the IP addresses of entire continents at the drop of a hat. That just isn’t true, but it also doesn’t mean that RBLs won’t ever need some checks and balances either.

Permission-based blocking via personal whitelists

There are certainly some major advantages to having a personal whitelist working for you. After it has been properly configured, you can be fairly certain the volume of spam is going to drop. But getting it configured can be an ongoing job, particularly in the spoof-a-thon world we live in now.