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Re: [vox-tech] smtp question - blocked ip



There was a discussion pointed at by /. a week or so ago that had
an interesting discussion of RBLs.

http://theory.whirlycott.com/~phil/antispam/rbl-bad/rbl-bad.html

Joel

On Sun, Jan 05, 2003 at 09:41:38AM -0800, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> thanks, steven
> 
> that's a good link to know -- i'll definitely keep it in mind!
> 
> and from now on, i'll think twice before sending out spam.  i honestly
> didn't think anyone would mind some nigeria scam emails...  ;)
> 
> the thing that sucks is that i can understand blocking out a PPPoE
> netblock, but blocking out the entire netblock space of pacbell.net is a
> bit... heavy handed!
> 
> this whole experience has left me feeling ... dirty!   :(
> 
> pete
> 
> 
> begin Steven Peck <speck@blkmtn.org> 
> > The reciever is setup to use a block list by ip address.  So, lookup your MX
> > and/or IP Address in a lookup site.  
> > For all potential email block/spam problems, I turn to 
> > www.dnsstuff.com
> > 
> > The MX for dirac.org is 'mail.dirac.org'
> > The IP is 64.164.47.8'
> > 
> > Looking up the IP Address at DNSStuff gets you
> > http://www.dnsstuff.com/tools/ip4r.ch?ip=64.164.47.8
> > 
> > Your IP is listed in spambag.org's email blocklist
> > http://www.spambag.org/cgi-bin/spambag?mailfrom=pacbell
> > 
> > Pete, you spammer you. :) j/k
> > Best of luck getting off of it seeing as it is a PacBell IP netblock.
> > Your best hope is if 'netease.net' can whitelist your ip address.
> > 
> > -sp
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