[Shorewall-users] blacklisting an IP range.

Tom Eastep teastep at shorewall.net
Wed Oct 1 22:06:30 PDT 2003


On Wed, 2003-10-01 at 13:46, John S. Andersen wrote:
> On 1 Oct 2003 at 13:14, Joshua Banks wrote:
> 
> > Why would you want to block 17 million some odd ip addresses? <using
> > the initial example of 210.0.0.1 -210.255.255.254>
> 
> Depends if they are in Korea or not... ;-)
> You can also blacklist for certain protocols only
> to prevent Korean spam while still allowing
> browsing to those sites.

Consider your post rephrased thusly:

"Depends if they are in Alaska or not... ;-)
You can also blacklist for certain protocols only to prevent Alaskan
spam while still allowing browsing to those sites".

Let's not be singling out any country or region as *the* spam source --
spammers are ubiquitous and subscribers to this mailing list live in all
corners of the globe.

-Tom
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