DNS block lists

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I'm experiencing an increased amount of e-mail lately, and it seems
like the right time to add another few blocklists to the e-mail server.

We're already using DSBL, SpamCop.net and Spamhaus (SBL and XBL).

Any further recommendations? Both good choices (to be used) and bad
choices (to avoid) are needed. And if you dislike them, please provide
the reason you do (just so I know what the problem is).

Thank you in advance.

Kim André Akerĝ
- kimandre@NOSPAMbetadome.com
(remove NOSPAM to contact me directly)

Re: DNS block lists

Kim André Akerĝ wrote:
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Hi, Kim,

I also use cbl.abuseat.org, combined.njabl.org, list.dsbl.org and

The last is probably the most controversial - it lists all known dynamic
IP's.  So if someone is running an MTA from home, they will be
blacklisted.  However, it's probably 10,000 to 1 that it's a compromised

The result has cut much of my spam.

Remove the "x" from my email address
Jerry Stuckle
JDS Computer Training Corp.

Re: DNS block lists

Hi Kim -

On 12 Jun 2007 21:16:50 GMT, Kim André Akerĝ

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Have you tried Spamhaus' ZEN?  It combines SBL, XBL, and PBL.
See http://www.spamhaus.org/zen /

Disclaimer: I have no connection with Spamhaus.  I don't even use
their blocklists (nor any other remote blocklists, just my own local

You might consider asking this question in the
news.admin.net-abuse.email newsgroup where there are a lot more email
administrators than there are here.

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