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Posted by simonw on Tue 30 Apr 2013 at 11:34
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Email to mailing list noted change of status

"The DNSBL is in the process of shutting down. On March 1, 2013, the various DNSBL zones were all emptied. Any systems configured to use any of the NJABL DNSBL zones should be reconfigured immediately to no longer use the NJABL DNSBL zones.

Today, April 29, 2013, NS for the NJABL DNSBL zones is being pointed into (TEST-NET-1) which is unrouted IP space. This will likely cause any systems using the NJABL DNSBL zones to experience long delays in DNS resolution of NJABL DNSBL lookups. This is being done both to sink the DNS query traffic and to hopefully be noticed by the owners/managers of those systems."

And indeed name servers are indeed:

The Squeeze policyd-weight package uses it by default (fixed in Wheezy), but its absence doesn't seem to cause any particular issues with the daemon. Still you probably want to remove it.

Should already be long gone from Spam Assassin rules (life is easier if you keep Spam Assassin up to date!), but I don't use Spam Assassin.