[SpamCop-List] Re: unblock my isp's mail server 220.127.116.11
nobody at spamcop.net
Sat Jul 3 22:56:24 EDT 2004
On Sat, 3 Jul 2004 07:14:23 +0000 (UTC), "C.T. Lai" <lai at sw.hk.hk>
>Yes.. Unless it is a false-positive, I do think this is the
>responsibility of ISPs to prevent spam from sending out from their
To "prevent" maybe, but to get rid of those accounts generating that
spam, that's another matter. The majority of ISPs (except for a few
"black hats" have strict policies against using their mail systems for
Furthermore, it may not be spam, but a misconfigured or compromised
computer, which is allowing spam to be sent through it.
> I'll try to talk with ISP but I don't think it will listen to
If they don't, then you need to get another ISP.
>That means innocent people like me have no way to do anything at this
Uh, I don't agree. Innocent people certainly have the right to lodge
complaints. Plus, you can always "walk."
Now, and this I don't know, you could be a user in a business who's
e-mail is being blocked, in which case, you need to let your
management know about the problem and suggest they talk with the
provider and that if the provider is unwilling to or "cannot do"
anything about the problem, then the provider is blocking the normal
flow of commerce by failing to provide adequate services.
In other words, the ISP sucks and needs to get its act together.
But there's never ever nothing you can't do about the situation with
regard to e-mail services.
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