OT: RoadRunner Blacklisted, Blocking Bounce Messages!

From: Joe <rigdonj_at_cfl.rr.com>
Date: Sun Feb 2 07:52:00 2003


   I've been having similar problems with my RR service (cfl.rr.com).


At 03:10 PM 1/30/03 -0600, you wrote:
>After getting a number of "Are you still alive?" messages from various
>friends on the web, and having sent similar messages to them when I
>received no response to other e-mails, I made an infuriating discovery.
>RoadRunner is listed in several blacklists (dsbl.org for one), and a
>number of ISPs are blocking e-mail from their domain (at least from
>RoadRunner Nebraska - nebr.rr.com). RoadRunner's response was to fix the
>open relay and get delisted, right? Nope. Their response was to state
>that they "don't negotiate with blacklists" and promptly _blocked_ all
>mail from dsbl.org to RoadRunner users. Hence, I would send e-mails to my
>friends, they would be bounced due to the blacklisting, and I would have
>no indication of a problem because RR's block would prevent the "bounce"
>message from getting back to me. Bastards. At least one person I was
>corresponding with is no longer speaking to me because they thought I was
>ignoring them. I'm about ready to start a class action suit, although
>they probably have something in the fine print that prevents that. GRRR!
Received on Sun Feb 02 2003 - 07:52:00 GMT

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