Re: Now RBL's. Was Re: [SLUG] Sites on IP

From: Logan Tygart (
Date: Tue Apr 11 2006 - 21:25:23 EDT

On Tue, 2006-04-11 at 21:11 -0400, Jason Boxman wrote:
> On Tuesday 11 April 2006 20:42, Logan Tygart wrote:
> > On Tue, 2006-04-11 at 20:22 -0400, steve szmidt wrote:
> > > On Tuesday 11 April 2006 19:47, Richard Morgan wrote:
> > >
> I find your righteous arrogance amusing.

It is not arrogance, it is experience.

> Signing up for a hosting account shouldn't require a client to request the
> entire known history of an IP address from birth to abortion. And that
> doesn't include the unknown information about an IP, lost somewhere in
> someone's personal blacklist that was inherited by someone else who keeps it
> around as a blackbox solution.

Again, if you sign up with someone, who cannot properly maintain their
system, you reap those benefits and blacklists.

> You can reject email from any host you want. That's entirely your call.

Open relays and spoofers? I sure will.

> But to wish suckdom upon people merely because they didn't invest the
> resources to fully vet an IP address is abysmally disgusting.

Where did I say that? I believe you have misinterpreted my words.

> Step down.

I do not wish, to use your eloquent term, "suckdom," upon anyone. If
your ISP is improperly configured or the admins allow folk to spam, you
get what you pay for. I don't have to step down. You might try stepping

One of the ISP's, I most abhor, AOL, has far more stringent rules, as
far as email goes, than I do.

The Logan

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