spam/avoidance of

From: Tothwolf <>
Date: Wed Jan 30 16:42:46 2002

On 30 Jan 2002, R. D. Davis wrote:

> Speaking of SPAM, this may be a little off-topic, but it does peratain
> to computer collecting and restoration, in that e-mail is somewhat
> necessary for such activities. Have many others found that their ISPs
> are blocking entire domains and that legitimate e-mail is refused
> (bounced) with a "go away" error message? I'm all for limiting SPAM,
> but the blocking out of entire domains of legitimate ISPs is as bad as
> the SPAM; it's equivalent to the telephone company blocking out
> incoming calls from entire area codes, or regions, because of
> telemarketers and seems to defeat the purpose of e-mail, or the
> post-office banning the delivery of mail from entire zip-codes or
> regions.

Well, my ISP's mailservers seem to end up on ORBZ' blacklist every 6-8
months. This can make talking to other folks via email very difficult. Is
this the kind of thing you are talking about?

Received on Wed Jan 30 2002 - 16:42:46 GMT

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