RBL blocking emails by mistake?

Dennis Willson taz at
Thu Sep 7 23:12:38 IST 2006

I have an issue with the subject of your posting...

SpamCop did NOT block your email... You did. Granted it was based on 
information they provided. But that's a lot different than SpamCop 
actually doing the blocking.

Having run an RBL service before, I'm a bit sensitive to that kind of 

I feel better now.....


On Thu, 07 Sep 2006 15:47:31 -0400
  Rob Morin <rob at> wrote:
>Is it possible to get a false positive back from's RBL ?
>I have been getting some complaints about spam being deleted, because 
>it is seen as being on spamcop.nets list, so it gets a score of 10 
>and gets deleted....
>here is an entry in my log file...
>Sep  7 03:36:57 peter MailScanner[15870]: RBL checks: 
>2380E69001E.DFE12 found in
>Sep  7 03:36:58 peter MailScanner[15870]: Message 2380E69001E.DFE12 
>from (team4ss at to is spam, 
>, SpamAssassin (score=8.638, required 4, HTML_MESSAGE 
>Sep  7 03:37:00 peter MailScanner[15870]: Spam Actions: message 
>2380E69001E.DFE12 actions are delete
>I checked the IP and it was not listed. Is it possible to be listed 
>at 7AM and then removed at 10AM? Plus its a account/IP
>Any ideas?
>Rob Morin
>Dido InterNet Inc.
>Montreal, Canada
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