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Anyone else blacklisted this morning by rbl.iprange.net?

> Alas, these RBLs are often hard-coded into firewalls. Non-sophisticated 
> users just think they have a check box saying "block spam". Fixing those 
> IS hard.

I believe there are cases where people have made it hard, but there are 
limits on how much I believe in protecting people from the consequences of 
their ineptness.

Perhaps we should spin up a little DNS cache just for DNSBL queries.


>> In article <CAN3um4xyF34vJN5KO40unaQqW+gH4HZLkwOz6O5dbtij-DE0+Q at mail.gmail.com> you write:
>>> If you're going to run a DNSBL to advertise your mail software,
>>> perhaps do so in a way that doesn't flip the bird at everyone using it.
>> On the other hand if you're going to use DNSBLs, you really should do
>> the tests in RFC 5782 every once in a while so you stop using BLs that
>> don't exist any more.  It's not hard.