homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.227.171.163
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Pubcon Platinum Sponsor 2014
Home / Forums Index / Hardware and OS Related Technologies / Website Technology Issues
Forum Library, Charter, Moderators: phranque

Website Technology Issues Forum

    
My email is on a spam list
Copywriter39

5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 4388618 posted 6:33 pm on Nov 18, 2011 (gmt 0)

I found out my ip address is on a few spam lists. It seems as if it is due my using a dsl network through Qwest. Do I need to go through and remove these. Two of them are in China, so I don't know if I even need to worry about them.

 

tangor

WebmasterWorld Senior Member tangor us a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 5+ Year Member Top Contributors Of The Month



 
Msg#: 4388618 posted 1:29 am on Nov 19, 2011 (gmt 0)

Do you have a permanent IP or one that lasts a long time as long as you are connected (can change after disconnect/reconnect)? If the latter, shutdown modems, routers, computers for 20 minutes then start back up. If the former, go to the spam list sites and find out why you've been listed.

Copywriter39

5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 4388618 posted 4:33 am on Nov 19, 2011 (gmt 0)

Its dynamically generated. I shut it down a couple times and restarted it to create new IP addresses. In all three cases the Ip's came up on the same lists.

tangor

WebmasterWorld Senior Member tangor us a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 5+ Year Member Top Contributors Of The Month



 
Msg#: 4388618 posted 5:24 am on Nov 19, 2011 (gmt 0)

Might query your ISP to find out why they are on the list... (scratching head... about all I can figure.)

Hoople

10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 4388618 posted 9:52 pm on Nov 19, 2011 (gmt 0)

Use the Qwest customer use SMTP server for outgoing emails ('Dial-in Numbers' link on their help page). Most likely your IP is coming from a pool of IP's marked as customer use (labeled 'dialup' by some).

The only other workaround would be to get a business account from them with an IP address that isn't in an end user range.

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  
 

Home / Forums Index / Hardware and OS Related Technologies / Website Technology Issues
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Home ¦ Free Tools ¦ Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About ¦ Library ¦ Newsletter
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved