[NANOG] Block: Road Runner Internal IP blacklist

Clinton Popovich crpopovi at nauticom.net
Fri Apr 25 15:20:45 UTC 2008

This issue has been resolved thanks all!

Clinton Popovich
Systems Administrator
Consolidated Communications, Inc.
Formerly Nauticom Internet Services
Tel: 724-933-9540
Fax: 724-933-9888
Email: Clinton.Popovich at consolidated.com

-----Original Message-----
From: Bjørn Mork [mailto:bjorn at mork.no] 
Sent: Friday, April 25, 2008 10:24 AM
To: Matthew Evans
Cc: Clinton Popovich; nanog at nanog.org
Subject: Re: [NANOG] Block: Road Runner Internal IP blacklist

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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