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From Michael Scheidell <scheid...@secnap.net>
Subject Re: Should Spamhaus default to disabled?
Date Fri, 11 Jun 2010 15:10:53 GMT
On 6/11/10 10:42 AM, Andy Dills wrote:
>
> We felt the amount of money being asked for was unreasonable, as we felt
> we likely wouldn't see an increase in spam if we turned them off.
>
>    
should I mention that the (optional) reputation based dcc.pm (which is 
supported in SA 3.3.x) is really CHEAP?
(no, I don't work for them, don't own part of them, don't get 
commissions from them, and yes, you  need to download and recompile a 
new dccd client/and/or server)
If you do less than 100K in queries per day (100K passing through SA), 
you don't even need to run your own servers. > 100K, the bandwidth would 
suggest that you would want to run one or more caching DCC servers in 
your network.

I would use spamhaus if their costs were similar to rhyolites for the 
commercial dcc.

<http://www.rhyolite.com/dcc/reputations.html>

(yes, spamhaus, when you told us we were in non-compliance, we tried, 
several times to contact you to try to license it, and we got ignored.  
we only know of the costs via third parties who reported it.  we admin 
we have no direct knowledge of the costs because you never responded to 
our requests for pricing)

look at the DCC rules for a hint at the new features.


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