[SURBL-Discuss] How to delist from the SURBL list?

Dave Funk dbfunk at engineering.uiowa.edu
Wed Jun 30 07:53:53 CEST 2010

On Wed, 30 Jun 2010, SnipURL Editor wrote:

> Thanks for this David.
> Here is what we have done.
> Our system automatically checks every 10 minutes three RBLs --
> SpamHaus, SpamCop, SURBL -- and deletes all snipped URLs that are
> found in RBLs. Automatically.
> Secondly, even in cases where a URL may not have been put on an RBL
> yet, we allow a user submission form on *every* page of our site (it's
> in the running site footer) -- http://snipurl.com/site/reportspam and
> when a user submits an abused snipurl this way, the URL is immediately
> disabled. A note is sent to me, and I check how "spammy" the link was,
> and if it's egregious, I delete every URL from that user entirely. No
> questions asked.
> Thirdly, people can write to "abuse at snipurl.com" (and many do). An
> automatic cronjob automatically checks for the URLs submitted this way
> and disables them as needed.
> I feel this is proactive and stringent enough. Welcome any other thoughts.
> Thanks
> Shashank
> SnipURL

Glad to hear of your anti-abuse efforts. But back to my first
question, what IP address of yours is being blocked?
I didn't see anything obvious listed in SURBL.

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