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Subject: Re: AOL silently dropping mail again?
From: Nick Simicich <njs @ scifi . squawk . com>
Date: Sun, 24 Oct 1999 22:40:11 -0400
To: list-managers @ GreatCircle . COM
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At 05:05 PM 10/24/99 -0700, SRE wrote:
>At 01:07 AM 10/24/99 -0400, Tim Pierce wrote:
>>Dropping it on the floor saves us a lot of hassle.
>>Naturally, we don't want to do that unless we're about 100% sure that
>>it's spam.
>
>I've exchanged email with several list owners who had to change
>hosts because AOL decided that all email from a given domain was
>spam. They're not very selective, and they don't tell anyone which
>domains they're black-holing.

And they are totally unresponsive to any inquiries from any other
postmasters, no matter how they are made, (well, I have not found the magic
formula yet).
--
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