On Sat, Jun 29, 2002 at 03:51:22AM -0400, Nick Simicich wrote:
> Topica is in the process of being added to a number of blocklists, and I am
> unsure if this is the issue at Verizon. (At least, this is the way I
> interpret the discussion on SPAM-L). If there was a bounce available,
Is that SPAM-L@PEACH.EASE.LSOFT.COM , or something else? I've been
looking for another mailing list pertinent to list hosting providers,
particularly those hosting large lists. Any recommendations?
> seeing it might help. Feel free to e-mail it to me privately.
There's no bounce, it's just a "connection refused" from
relay.verizon.net (their MXer).
> However, there may well be some escalation blacklisting regarding
> topica. They have had some large number of lists with spamtrap addresses
> signed up onto their service and they have not vetted them well. They also
> have some subsidiary who is more, shall we say, oriented to delivering less
> solicited mail, and that subsidiary delivers from the same servers.
Hmmmm. Is their subsidiary that e-publisher.com (or something like
that)? I'm just curious.
> So, if I was looking for uninterrupted service and my mailing list was
> actually opt-in, I would go
> elsewhere for mailing list service.
The issue I emailed about is not a list I have at Topica. It's with
some of our servers.