RE: can't send to yahoo.com

  • From: "John Tolmachoff \(Lists\)" <johnlist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'[ExchangeList]'" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2004 12:23:10 -0700

Yeah but what? That is the point.

What we tell anyone who has that kind of problem is get a new ISP.

It is not your problem, it is their problem.

John Tolmachoff
Engineer/Consultant/Owner
eServices For You


> -----Original Message-----
> From: A. M. Salim [mailto:msalim@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Thursday, August 12, 2004 11:51 AM
> To: [ExchangeList]
> Subject: [exchangelist] RE: can't send to yahoo.com
> 
> http://www.MSExchange.org/
> 
> Hi,
> 
> > Listing on one spam database is of no concern. Anyone who is blocking
> > based on listing in one spam database does not understand the Internet.
> 
> yea, but you'd be surprised what some system admins do out there.  We had
> one irate customer who could not receive any emails because his ISP was
> using http://www.blackholes.us/ as if that's an RBL!  We contacted that
> ISP and nothing we said could convince him to stop using it as an RBL.
> All his responses were along the lines of "you are listed and you need to
> stop hosting spammers", as if http://www.blackholes.us/ is a list of
> spammers!  And the end result was we had a very irate customer, upset at
> us for no fault of ours, because some stupid admin out there did not know
> the Internet or how to configure his mailserver to use RBL's properly.
> 
> In other words, admins who "do not know the internet" eventually become
> your problem, like it or not.
> 
> $0.02
> 
> best regards
> Mike Salim
> 
> 
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