Re: [Asrg] What are the IPs that sends mail for a domain?

Steve Atkins <steve@blighty.com> Thu, 02 July 2009 15:39 UTC

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On Jul 2, 2009, at 5:14 AM, Ian Eiloart wrote:

>
>
> --On 1 July 2009 12:55:02 -0400 Dotzero <dotzero@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>
>> IP Addresses are used rather than DNS names because it is
>> significantly easier to dump a domain name and use a new one than to
>> dump an IP address (range) and migrate to another unless there are
>> compromised hosts involved. IP Addresses tend to be more trackable  
>> and
>> ultimately tied to an ISP (even if that carrier is an upstream).
>
> That depends on what you're using it for. For hard-core spammers,  
> it's easy to do get new domain names. And, they don't seem to have  
> problems getting hold of IP addresses on compromised hosts, either.
>
> It's harder to get hold of IP addresses or domains with good  
> reputation.

Didn't we already point out in this thread why this isn't a problem?

Cheers,
   Steve