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Re: RBL turf wars (was: ABOVE.NET BLOCKING ORBZ!)
> >Check this out, I can't get to Orbz's website anymore (and I suspect you > >can't either): We can't either. Attached is a letter from a customer forwarded to our upstream (another above.net victim/ISP). If Above.Net wants to shed customers like a duck sheds water these filters will surely have that effect. -- Roger Marquis Roble Systems Consulting http://www.roble.com/ >I'm unable to access my primary spam filter subscription, www.orbz.org, >thanks to some clueless filter-nazi at above.net. Can you add a route >to orbz (188.8.131.52) through ###### (bypassing above.net)? > >As you know ####### provides spam filtering services to its customers >via orbz, orbl, ordb, and other dns subscription services. Above.net's >un-announced and un-approved IP filters are impacting our services, >customers, and cash-flow. I hope you and above.net are aware that >these filters are causing financial hardship to ##########. > >Longer-term, please let me know if you decide to open a worldcom >co-lo. This is the second time we've been screwed by above.net (the >first due to their blocking orbs.org) and we are preparing to move to >sonic.net or another ISP to avoid these petty, unprofessional, and >ongoing RBL turf battles. > >>traceroute to www.orbz.org (184.108.40.206), 30 hops max, 40 byte packets >> ... >> core1-main2-oc12.sjc1.above.net (220.127.116.11) 1.548 ms !H * * >> * * * >> ...