AOL 421 errors
simonw at zynet.net
Thu May 4 09:20:33 UTC 2006
On Wednesday 03 May 2006 22:28, Joe Maimon wrote:
> You know, people say things like this a lot. Its not relevant. What is
> relevant is how AOL is supposed to know that
On the subject of which I'm in discussion with AOL to get email through that
contains something which is a known spammers trick, because it is also the
right thing to have in our emails <sigh>.
Content is not always a good clue.
> a) the email considered for rejection is actually wanted
> b) and wanted by AOL employees themselves
I thought these went to aol.NET which has different spam filtering in place.
> And if they did know how to accurately determine that, we wouldnt be
> having this discussion.
> Just point your intended receivers to AOL's help desk.
That just creates Chinese whispers.
For technical issues it really helps if providers can take reports from
"non-customers", or people providing services to their existing clients. This
seems impossible for many big companies.
> You get what you pay for.
I think choosing providers carefully can get you more for less.
> > </RANT>
AOL have employees who regularly read SPAM-L, which is probably a better forum
for such questions. Although in an ideal world "[email protected]" would work, it
rarely seems to with AOL.
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