I misworded that. I didn't mean to imply he was engaging in any of those activities. Only that anyone doing so using a mail domain or public IP could get the domain or IP blacklisted. I had people at a large Church I used to work for using p2p to get hi def versions of all the movies and music they wanted, AND were SHARING it with others. A cease and desist letter was not sent to us, but rather to our ISP telling them that unless the ISP shut US down, they would blacklist the ENTIRE ISP! Talk about digital vigilantes.
Fortunately, I was able to find and eliminate the culprits and prove to the ISP and the legal entities involved that I had done so, and they relented. Bob S > On May 31, 2019, at 10:08 , Richard Gaskin via use-livecode > <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > Blacklisting would not be inappropriate if we lived in a world where every > domain had a unique IP. But that's not the world we live in. > > Hundreds of millions of domains are hosted on shared servers, and most do not > have a unique IP. > > So it doesn't matter whether or not you personally engage in any of those > nefarious activities. > > Under the collective punishment regime of digital vigilantes, accounts you > have no control over will be used against you. > > -- > Richard Gaskin > Fourth World Systems > > > Bob Sneidar wrote: > >> They may remove the blacklist entries, but unless the original issue that >> caused the blacklist entries to occur in the first place are dealt with, it >> will recur. Things that can get you blacklisted: Sending spam to many cc'd >> addresses >> spoofing a header >> a number of people reporting a sender as a spammer >> various key words or phrases in emails >> illegal use of peer to peer file sharing apps (distributing commercial films >> or music for example) >> Bob S _______________________________________________ use-livecode mailing list email@example.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences: http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode