spam/avoidance of

From: Geoff Reed <>
Date: Wed Jan 30 23:19:11 2002

Yup, and there's a couple of the blacklist operators that I have had the
displeasure of dealing with, their software blacklists your domain if their
test message is accepted by your MTA. I was using rulesets that accepted
some questionable emails but never delivered them if they failed several
post acceptance checks. they blacklisted that domain because of it.

At 04:49 PM 1/30/02 -0800, you wrote:
>On Wed, 30 Jan 2002, Geoff Reed wrote:
> > not so easy fix, your ISP can get on a blacklist from spoofed headers,
> > there are a handful of the blacklists out there that just add you, without
> > verifying that the spam did , in fact originate at your domain :(
>That is true. Some? of the blacklists will blacklist any site that COULD
>be used, based entirely on whether they have things like reverse DNS
>configured properly.
>How about an entire Community College being blacklisted (without ever
>having been hijacked)? And the "Network Administrator" is apparently not
>capable of fixing it!
Received on Wed Jan 30 2002 - 23:19:11 GMT

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