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verizon fios bounced a legit private email of mine telling me it was spam and they would not allow it



complacency. it's a winning formula.

-Dan

On Thu, 14 Jan 2016, Christopher Morrow wrote:

> '<font size=72>4 MILLION IP ADDRESSES!!!</font>'
>
> On Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 4:55 PM, Dan Hollis <goemon at sasami.anime.net> wrote:
>> This is what's going on at verizon.
>>
>> http://www.spamhaus.org/news/article/726/
>>
>> -Dan
>>
>>
>> On Wed, 13 Jan 2016, Gordon Cook wrote:
>>
>>> dear Nanog
>>>
>>> Sorry to bother you,   I am sitting here in shock,   I have been a Verizon
>>> to  FiOS customer for about the past six years at least I think maybe eight.
>>> every now and then the Verizon server will bounce an email back and tell me
>>> that it?s busy or not functioning but just now it bounced one back and I?m
>>> sorry I don?t have a screenshot of what it said but it clearly said that it
>>> considered me to be a spammer.   I may be a lot of things but a spammer I am
>>> not.  ;-)   when I get an email bounced back Apple OS X  always volunteers
>>> to use the pair networks server and I always automatically take that choice
>>> giving it never a second thought.
>>>
>>> it also reminded me that there was a limit on the amount of private emails
>>> a customer could send.
>>>
>>> And it said I needed to take the alleged spam and send it to
>>>
>>> spamdetector.update at verizon.net  and if I remember correctly wait at least
>>> an hour and then try to send the message again.
>>>
>>> Stating very clearly that no human being would talk to me.
>>>
>>> what in God?s name is going on?   Please a year and a half or two years
>>> ago when a route  to Ecuador was being filtered a couple of NANOG folk  knew
>>> whom to contact and the problem was fixed in record time.   I am hoping
>>> that I will experience the same thing.   I should not be a stranger to any
>>> old time Nanog-ers.   but right now I?m feeling really paranoid!
>>>
>>
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