Spamhaus RBLs

Alex Broens ms-list at
Mon Oct 20 10:19:28 IST 2008

On 10/20/2008 11:08 AM, Chris Hardy wrote:
> Hi All
> Is it me, or are the spamhaus RBL lists not responding today?
> I cannot ping or - DNS says unknown host
> I've tried this from multiple ISP connections.
> This has resulted in a much larger increase in spam getting through to 
> my systems.

Seems you've been tarpitted/blocked for being a heavy hitter.

Free Use vs Commercial Use
	Use of the Spamhaus DNSBLs via DNS queries to our public DNSBL mirrors 
is free of charge for low-volume non-commercial use. To check if you 
qualify for free use, please see Spamhaus DNSBL Usage Criteria.

Use of the Spamhaus DNSBLs by ISPs, corporations and networks with high 
email traffic, or commercial spam filter companies requires a 
subscription to the Spamhaus dedicated Data Feed Service.


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