I receive emails that I have a poor IP address
Thread poster: Sonja Allen

Sonja Allen  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 13:06
Member (2005)
English to German
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Jun 9, 2009

When trying to send emails to certain addresses I receive a delivery failure notice telling me that my IP address has been rated as poor and therefore blocked. I am then asked to go to websites like

www.barracudanetworks.com
psbl.surriel.com

to get my rating checked and removed. Are these trustworthy?

Just to add: I have my own domain hosted by my ISP.

[Edited at 2009-06-09 13:29 GMT]

[Edited at 2009-06-09 13:32 GMT]


 

Edward Vreeburg  Identity Verified
Netherlands
Local time: 14:06
Member (2008)
English to Dutch
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Barracuda seems OK Jun 9, 2009

Check out :
http://www.barracudanetworks.com/ns/support/

They seem OK, when I login I see a perfectly believable website in Dutch
(but that would be the idea if they where to con me, right...)

Ed Vreeburg


 

Marsha Way  Identity Verified
Mexico
Local time: 07:06
Spanish to English
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I'm not a technology whiz... Jun 10, 2009

...but these kinds of things really send up red flags for me. (I'm a bit on the paranoid side anyway).
Is there anyway you can check this with your domain host? If your e-mail is through your domain, I think that service provider should be able to see why the domain is not getting e-mails through.
(I want to apologize, as this sounds perfect in my head, but I'm not sure if you will understand what I mean.)

And, I see the word "barracuda" in the name, which in my dialect is a person who takes advantage of others.
??? I hope this helps someway!


 


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