Does the name 'Ed Kelleher' ring any bells?

From: Doc Shipley <>
Date: Thu Sep 2 15:54:53 2004

Paul Koning wrote:

>>>>>>"Jay" == Jay West <> writes:
> Jay> I am not aware of ORBS blocking whole domains, however, there
> Jay> ARE some domains out there that are so exclusively the home of
> Jay> spammers I can certainly understand it.
> 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).

   That was ORBS, IIRC, and I have to agree with you concerning their
apparent intelligence. Their practices and processes seem much closer
to ideological extortion than to spam prevention.

Received on Thu Sep 02 2004 - 15:54:53 BST

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