Email domain black listed?
amb-plug at bradfords.org
Mon Sep 5 16:44:15 MDT 2005
Thus said Kenneth Burgener on Mon, 05 Sep 2005 08:57:56 MDT:
> So I thought I was being a good net citizen by routing all my outbound
> email through my ISPs SMTP server (smtp.comcast.net).
Comcast is notorious for having spammers on their network. I just had an
idea that could profit from Comcast users; it likely already exists as a
service, but... What about an SMTP relay service for folks like you that
have problems sending email because of your ISP?
Indeed, there are many companies/products that block emails based on the
Dynamic IP address ranges. Most don't block, however, unless your IP is
the sending IP. Using your ISP's relay should keep you safe, however,
there are some places that block even the second level.
> What is one to do to get his emails out.
Get a real ISP. :-)
> For example the below email just bounced back to me, saying
> 22.214.171.124 is listed in the black hole. My address today is
> 126.96.36.199, so it wasn't me. SMTP.comcast.net is 188.8.131.52 so
> it wasn't the SMTP exactly. So some other mail router at Comcast
> touched my email and now it is a bad email?
Yep, as simple as that:
GnuPG ID 0xA63888C9 (D2DA 68C9 BB2B 26B4 8204 2219 A43E F450 A638 88C9)
4:44pm up 77 days, 1:22, 2 users, load average: 1.00, 1.00, 1.00
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