Re: Have all the Email systems of the world been broken by ISP's SPAM filters?
From: Jupiter Jones [MVP] (jones_jupiter_at_hotnomail.com)
Date: Sat, 1 Jan 2005 20:26:10 -0700
Since your ISP is doing it, what did they say when you asked them about it?
-- Jupiter Jones [MVP] http://www3.telus.net/dandemar/ "BeamGuy" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:egzb$jH8EHA.2552@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl... >I am sitting here in this new year trying to figure out how on earth I am >supposed to send email to my in-laws this year. Their > email stopped working a few weeks back when their ISP installed a new SPAM > filter. Now it is fixed... but only 2/5 of my test > messages get through. > > Searching Google I find that they are not alone. There are not only ample > complaints about their own tiny ISP. > > And their ISP is not alone either. Several months back a friend had to > give up sending mail to my home DSL account because her > messages were bouncing... - Google has huge numbers of complaints about my > own Verizon DSL provider as well. > > Here is my matrix of what does not work. > > Verizon.net CANNOT send mail to worldkey.net > axcelis.com CANNOT send mail to worldkey.net > princeton.edu CANNOT send mail to worldkey.net > netzero.com CAN send mail to worldkey.net > samus.securehbs.com CAN send mail to worldkey.net > > worldkey.net CANNOT send mail to verizon.net > worldkey.net CAN send mail to samus.securehbs.com > worldkey.net CAN send mail to princeton.edu > worldkey.net CAN send mail to netzero.net > worldkey.net CAN send mail to axcelis.com > > comcast.net sometimes CANNOT send mail to verizon.net > verizon.net CAN send mail to comcast.net > > samus.securehbs.com CANNOT send mail to godaddy.com for forwarding > either... In this case they were nice > enough to send back this response: > "smtp.secureserver.net [220.127.116.11]: 553 18.104.22.168 rejected due to > spam, contact 480-505-8877 (Attack detected)" > > > ------------- > > It is not my job to fill in the rest of the matrix. It looks like as many > as 50% of the relays > from one mail to another mail server are broken! Please tell me this is > not happening. > I make a living making parts for computers.... if you guys in the interest > of security break > everyone's confidence that email will get through... well everyone will > switch back to > paper mail and leave all of us with rusty expensive toys that no one uses > anymore!