RBL blocking emails by mistake?

Scott Silva ssilva at
Fri Sep 8 23:42:58 IST 2006

DAve spake the following on 9/8/2006 9:44 AM:
> John Clancy wrote:
>> <snip>
>>> I still do not believe that a common users opinion should be the sole
>>> determination of what is SPAM and what is not. I get several hundred
>>> AOL SPAM reports I must manually unsubscribe from maillists each
>>> month because they sign up to gain access to a website and then don't
>>> want the mail. SPAM has become "mail I don't want".
>>> DAve
>> SPAM has always been "mail I don't want" its just that not all "mail I
>> don't want" happens to be SPAM :-)
>> JC
> True, it depends on your perspective. What I call SPAM as a sysadmin is
> different that what my paying clients call SPAM. Stopping SPAM is
> becoming a vicious juggling act for ISPs like us with mixed clients.
> When I am told "You need to work on the SPAM filtering, client
> complaints are increasing", I hear "Descend into the depths of hell and
> bring me Satan's head".
But your boss will supply the silver platter, won't he?


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