[AusNOG] Network Operators Unite Against SORBS

Damien Gardner Jnr rendrag at rendrag.net
Wed Oct 13 16:59:02 EST 2010

On 13/10/2010, at 4:49 PM, Scott Howard wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 10:19 PM, ComKal Networks <admin at comkal.com.au> wrote:
> No, there is NO requirement to pay the/a "donation/fine" to a
> particular charity anymore, and this information if not already
> updated probably will be soon. The 'required' donation had
> a few depends attached to it, is was not, and never had been
> always required.
> From http://www.sorbs.net/overview.shtml :
> "The affected IPs (the ones used to send the spam) will only be de-listed when US$50 is donated to a SORBS nominated charity or good cause. The charities and good causes SORBS approves will not have any connection with any member of the SORBS administrators, either past or present."
> "only" is a fairly strong word, which imples 'required' if you ask me.
> It sounds like you're claiming that this is outdated, but the simple fact is that it's what the websites states is fact, so how are we expected to believe otherwise?

If it's outdated, I'd like to know why it still being there (and extended to netblock owners where multiple IP's had been listed causing the whole netblock to be listed?) was discussed on the DNSBL list last week :-p



Damien Gardner Jnr
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