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

Sonja Allen  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 03:28
Member (2005)
English to German
+ ...
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


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
Local time: 04:28
Member (2008)
English to Dutch
+ ...
Barracuda seems OK Jun 9, 2009

Check out :

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
Local time: 21:28
Spanish to English
+ ...
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!


To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:

You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

I receive emails that I have a poor IP address

Advanced search

SDL Trados Studio 2019 Freelance
The leading translation software used by over 250,000 translators.

SDL Trados Studio 2019 has evolved to bring translators a brand new experience. Designed with user experience at its core, Studio 2019 transforms how new users get up and running, helps experienced users make the most of the powerful features, ensures new

More info »
PerfectIt consistency checker
Faster Checking, Greater Accuracy

PerfectIt helps deliver error-free documents. It improves consistency, ensures quality and helps to enforce style guides. It’s a powerful tool for pro users, and comes with the assurance of a 30-day money back guarantee.

More info »

  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search