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The Spam and Open Relay Blocking System (SORBS)

Summary Status: Active Terms: Free and Paid Services Zones: 17 Website: www.sorbs.net Removal: www.sorbs.net/overview.shtml Lookup: www.sorbs.net/lookup.shtml FAQ: www.sorbs.net/faq Contact: www.sorbs.net/cgi-bin/mail Background S.O.R.B.S., also known as The Spam and Open Relay Blocking System (SORBS), has been providing DNS based spam blocking services since 1992. In it’s infancy, it served as a small daemon that parsed through…

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S5H Blocking List

Summary Status: Active Terms: Free Zones: 1 Website: www.usenix.org.uk/content/rbl.html Lookup or Removal: www.usenix.org.uk/content/rblremove Contact: www.usenix.org.uk/content/rblremovehelp Background The list is an aggregate of abusive hosts and spam sources. We take the view that de-listing should be a simple matter once the activity ceases and rely on the end users to notify us once the activity has…

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Not Just Another Bogus List Details

Summary Status: Offline as of 3/1/2013 Terms: Free with no charge mailing list membership. Zones: 4 Website: www.njabl.org [Offline] Lookup: www.njabl.org/lookup.html [Offline] Removal: www.njabl.org/remove.html [Offline] Contact: www.njabl.org/faq.html [Offline] Background NJABL, or Not Just Another Bogus List is a DNS based blacklist. NJABL.org started out of frustration with the amount of spam coming into the networks…

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MegaRBL Blacklist

Summary Status: Active Terms: Free Zones: 1 Website: www.megarbl.net Lookup www.megarbl.net/check Removal www.megarbl.net/account/inscription.php FAQ: www.megarbl.net/faq.php Background MegaRBL is a DNS based blacklist. It’s a French website whose goal is to offer its service for free to filter the spam that can be received every day. It proposes an RBL (Real-time Blackhole List) that anyone can…

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Junk Email Filter

Summary Status: Active Terms: Free Zones: 1 Website: wiki.junkemailfilter.com/index.php/Spam_DNS_Lists Removal: ipadmin.junkemailfilter.com/remove.php Lookup: ipadmin.junkemailfilter.com/remove.php Background Different lists have different criteria for listing that to a large extent reflects the personality of the people behind the list. Some lists are angry lists where they list everything and if you got on their list it’s your fault. There…

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blackholes.five-ten-sg.com Blacklist Details

Summary Status: Offline as of 1/1/2013 Terms: Free Zones: 13 Website: www.five-ten-sg.com/blackhole.php Background Information on blackholes.five-ten-sg.com is slightly sparse. According to independent research, blackholes.five-ten-sg.com has been run by the 510 Software Group since February of 2001. This DNS blacklist is a culmination of 13 total sub lists, all operating under the same zone, each returning…

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Emailbasura Blacklist Details

Summary Status: Offline Terms: Free by request Zones: 1 Website: Removal: Reporting: Background bl.emailbasura.org appears to be very similar to other DNS based blacklists, with one exception. bl.emailbasura.org allows any end user to report spam directly to their website. The website does not list if that report will immediately generate the listing of the offending…

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The Composite Blocking List

Summary Status: Active Terms: Free Zones: 1 Website: cbl.abuseat.org Removal: cbl.abuseat.org/lookup.cgi Lookup: cbl.abuseat.org/lookup.cgi Background The CBL, otherwise known as The Composite Blocking List is a DNS based blacklist similar to the majority of other DNS based blacklists. The CBL does not list URL’s or URI’s, and like other DNSBL’s lists large quantities of IP addresses.…

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