I get a couple calls a week from people asking how we got
off of it. Think if it as an opportunity to network with
For those who are reading this three months from now on
Google, we got off the blacklist.mail.ops.worldnet.att RBL
by emailing email@example.com from a hotmail account. It
took about 24 hours and I never received an "It's all better
now" email, it just started working.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]
Behalf Of Ben Browning
Sent: Wednesday, February 11, 2004 3:19 PM
Subject: PING: blacklist.mail.ops.worldnet.att.net-clueful
admin at AT&T
The following is an autoresponse I have been forced to
in my email
client. I get, on average, 1-2 emails per week since I
here asking for help with my own att.net blacklisting
That was in
*August*. I posted this here once before, in hopes that
perhaps it would
get as widespread in Google as my original post has been.
Today alone I
have received 3 emails about this issue. I would highly
offlist email telling me what you are doing to document
the procedure ISPs must follow to get removed.
may contact me and we can discuss my consulting rates,
you wish me
to continue being your only source of documentation and
support for this
Here's a post I posted to NANOG and
news.admin.net-abuse.email, as I have
gotten a lot of replies abut this.
Subject: ATTN: Anyone with RBL clue at att.net
Something must be highly broken at ATT. I have been
receiving tons of
emails in response to a Usenet posting I made months ago
asking if anyone
knew how to get out of att.net's private RBL.
What I did:
Called the contact in the whois record...
Administrative Contact, Technical Contact:
Bridgeton, MO 63044
314-264-9672 fax: 281-664-9975
Asked for their abuse department. Kept asking and calling
back and leaving
messages, etc, until finally I got a response. It took me
AT&T - please document the removal procedures on your
You are apparently doing some very heavyhanded blocking
demands you at least give admins some recourse to figure