[SpamCop-List] Re: The rest of the story
Kilgallen at SpamCop.net
Thu Dec 9 18:16:09 EST 2004
In article <cpajan$l2t$1 at news.spamcop.net>, "Karen" <kchuplis at nospamalltel.net> writes:
> Well, this was the response from the ISP on this machine (note: I do not
> have a choice on this particular machine of what provider) just incase you
> are curious. So no one wants to do anything basically. :
> SpamCop is blacklisting us because some of our users have software
> called TMDA that will block all mail and send a challenge to the
Right there, the ISP is lying. It is not sending a challenge to the
sender, it is sending a challenge to whatever random email address
the spammer provided in the message.
Thus, the ISP is spamming innocent people.
> Now, we have spoken with SpamCop but they are unable or unwilling to
> exempt us from this. They know we aren't spamming, yet they still
> can't do anything.
The point is, the ISP _is_ spamming. They do not deserve to be exempted.
Unsolicited Bulk Email is the definition of spam, and the ISP admits
they are sending it.
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