Does the name 'Ed Kelleher' ring any bells?

From: Gene Buckle <>
Date: Thu Sep 2 14:08:04 2004

> I'm not sure if it was ORBS or another one of those blacklist
> "services". In any case, it was blacklisting all domains belonging to
> SPRINT and SPRINTnet. I found out because our company uses or used
> SPRINT as its ISP, as do millions of others. It turned out that this
> was done on purpose.
> I concluded that the people running that blacklist are utter morons,
> and since then I have seen similar idiotic actions either by that same
> outfit or by others like it (for example, blacklisting
> smtp servers because one Adelphia customer sent spam via that server).

They're not morons, they just have a ruthless attitude about companies
that won't enforce their own AUP. That's how Sprint got whole IP blocks
blacklisted. It likely never would have happened had they actually gone
after the spammers lurking on their networks.

Received on Thu Sep 02 2004 - 14:08:04 BST

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