RE: bogus blacklists
Would you recommend using SPEWS Level1 (www.spews.org) for webhosting
company (offering also email service)? It is using l1.spews.dnsbl.sorbs.net,
although it is not mentioned on the sorbs website (only on spews.org). And
what about other sorbs lists? For example the "smtp" and "spam" lists.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andreas Wettergren [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Friday, July 21, 2006 8:34 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: bogus blacklists
> torsdag 20 juli 2006 16:15 skrev John Kelly:
> > www.dnsstuff.com says don't use:
> > > BLARSBL, FIVETENIGNORE, FIVETENSRC, JAMMDNSBL, SPAMBAG,
> SPEWS (these
> > > block large IP ranges)
> > > MAPS-DUL, SORBS-DUHL
> > > (these knowingly list IPs that do not meet listing criteria).
> > I inherited some IP space listed at five-ten and blars, but nowhere
> > else. Anyone using them?
> Nope, but i had some problems with Blars at my last job.
> Generally, sending the blocking admin a link to Blars home
> page (http://www.blars.org/blars.html and
> http://www.blars.org/errors/block.html) would make them stop
> using that list. Check out his photo :) I can't belive there
> is any serious admin who would continue to use his list after
> reading what he charges to get you delisted, or his criteria
> for blocking. I'm not even sure he's for real...
> I'm not really informed about the other ones, but a quick
> check on fiveten and spews make them look really bad for
> general use. Why can't people actually read the conditions of
> blacklists before using them?
> Andreas Wettergren