[SpamCop-List] Re: Whitelisting
Kilgallen at SpamCop.net
Sat Jun 12 10:24:09 EDT 2004
In article <caeusc$ute$1 at news.spamcop.net>, "Gordon Hudson" <usenet at hostroute.com> writes:
> I found hgtis in my mail server log:
> 2004-06-08 12:07:59 H=(registerfly2.com) [184.108.40.206]
> F=<register at registerfly2.com>is blacklisted at bl.spamcop.net see Blocked -
> see http://www.spamcop.net/bl.shtml?220.127.116.11
> Now, I can add that to my local whitelist so it doesnt get checked, but:
Yes, that is the correct approach.
> My understanding is that this is a server used to send out renewal notices.
But you do not have proof it is the _only_ purpose for which the IP
address is used.
> I know from my own experience that customers do report OUR renewal notices
> as spam.
Some renewal notices go out as seldom as once a year, by which time
an email address might have been recycled to a different customer
by a large ISP. For that new customer, the renewal notice _is_ spam.
> The number of complaints against registerfly means one of three things:
> 1. They are spamming
> 2. Their renewal notices are being wrongly reported.
> 3. They have an open relay or compromised server.
> I tend towards thinking (2)
> It would be interesting to see the spam that is being reported from that
The abuse desk receives copies of human (non-mole) reports.
That is a wide enough audience for the business purpose.
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