[geeks] Email blocked due to "Barracuda Reputation"
alaric at metrocast.net
Tue Oct 14 15:08:01 CDT 2008
Geoffrey S. Mendelson wrote:
> A mailing list I am currently on suddenly started to use Barracuda
> Networks "whitelist" to block email.
> Is this legit, or is it just some way of making you register with them
> so that they can get something out of your registration?
> I'm really getting tired of these things happening, it seems to me the
> mailing list provider has a desire to block everyone except disposable
> email accounts. (Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail), which is where almost all of
> of the SPAM and scams on the list come from. :-(
> I really think they should move the list to Yahoo.
IMHO, anyone who uses a whitelist-only policy for a public mailing list,
using a whitelist published by an unrelated commercial vendor, is an
idiot. The odds against the whitelist being both complete and accurate
Phil Stracchino, CDK#2 DoD#299792458 ICBM: 43.5607, -71.355
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