[NANOG] Block: Road Runner Internal IP blacklist

Bjørn Mork bjorn at mork.no
Fri Apr 25 14:24:21 UTC 2008

Matthew Evans <mevans at alphatheory.com> writes:

> Road Runner utilizes a volume based spam block from my
> understanding. If you send over X amount of email in Y amount of time,
> they block you. You need to create a rule that staggers the number of
> messages you send to all rr.com domains so as to not trigger the
> threshold and become blocked. See here for the limits:
> http://security.rr.com/spam.htm#ratelimit

So they'll block all the major ISPs smtp relays, but not the infected
PCs used to inject spam?  Smart.  Do their customers really accept this?


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