1998-03-20 - Re: Will New Sendmail Block Remailers?

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From: “David E. Smith” <dave@bureau42.ml.org>
To: Declan McCullagh <declan@well.com>
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UTC Datetime: 1998-03-20 01:19:37 UTC
Raw Date: Thu, 19 Mar 1998 17:19:37 -0800 (PST)

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From: "David E. Smith" <dave@bureau42.ml.org>
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 1998 17:19:37 -0800 (PST)
To: Declan McCullagh <declan@well.com>
Subject: Re: Will New Sendmail Block Remailers?
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On Thu, 19 Mar 1998, Declan McCullagh wrote:

> So I'm told that the new version of sendmail (8.9) has the same antispam
> features as 8.8  -- only difference is in defaults. True?

The closest to a noticeable change I've spotted is that the simple
anti-relaying rules (check_rcpt) are now part of the sendmail.cf by
default. (No longer do they have to be downloaded separately and hacked in
by hand.)  There are more complex anti-relaying configurations that can be
specified now, also (for permitting certain parties/domains to relay, or
to only restrict certain groups from relaying).

In other words, not much has changed.


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