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From "corpus.defero" <>
Date Thu, 22 Apr 2010 14:10:47 GMT
On Thu, 2010-04-22 at 13:53 +0100, wrote:
> Hi All,
> For reference the SORBS issue is still ongoing, my ISP (BT) is working
> hard to resolve it.
> I mentioned in one of my posts how UC (UCPROTECT) were also an issue.
> They seem to have taken entire netblocks and are demanding 20Euro's
> per year to remove individual IP's
> Does anyone have any information about this and in particular any law
> enforcement involvement since this smacks of extortion to me.
> Nigel

Uceprotect has some strange listing policies that have been questioned
numerous times. But the crux of it is this, the people who use
UCEProtect are well aware of it - and it's not widely used. Personally
it's one of those lists I don't trust to block at an SMTP level, but
will include a score shifter on a hit.

Listen Nigel, your main issue here is not SORBS or UCEProtect, but your
ISP. BT are - quite simply - pants. They are tardy, lazy and poor at
dealing with issues like this. If you don't want this hassle change
providers - or put up with the fallout that comes from using BT.

Honestly, it's probably the best advice you'll ever get. It's a few days
down the road since you came here and mentioned this issue and your
provider has still not dealt with it. That would be 'MAC CODE - GOODBYE'
in my book.

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