Repeated Blacklisting / IP reputation

bmanning at bmanning at
Wed Sep 9 05:54:38 UTC 2009

 sounds like domain tasting to me.


On Wed, Sep 09, 2009 at 01:04:48AM -0400, Peter Beckman wrote:
> How about a trial period from ARIN?  You get your IP block, and you get 30
> days to determine if it is "clean" or not.  Do some testing, check the
> blacklists, do some magic to see if there are network-specific blacklists
> that might prevent your customers from sending or receiving email/web/other
> connections with that new IP block.
> If there are problems, go back to ARIN and show them your work and if they
> can verify your work (or are simply lazy) you get a different block.  ARIN
> puts the block into another quiet period.  Maybe they use the work you did
> to clean up the block, maybe they don't.
> Cleaning up a block of IPs previously used by shady characters has a real
> cost, both in time and money.  The argument as I see it is who bears the
> responsibility and cost of that cleanup.
> Beckman
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