SpamStinks DBL Blog


Moving to new server

Posted on 18th Jul 2014 16:24:47

Moving www.spamstinks.com to a new server. Bigger better and more redundent

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Site Maintenance

Posted on 9th Jun 2014 03:29:24

I have been working on the backend lately and have moved all of the Policy Blacklists to it's own zone called pbl.spamstinks.com, for all of you that are used to having it combined in the bl.spamstinks.com, it'll mean you'll have to add the new one to your mailer config to get the combined effect.

Also to note our internet service will be doing some upgrades tonight so connections my be spotty at times

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Snowshoe Spam: What It Is, and How Not to Look Like You Send It

Posted on 6th Apr 2014 00:14:29

Have you ever found yourself blocked by a snowshoe spam filter or listed on a snowshoe blacklist? Or perhaps you've been told that one of your mailing practices makes you look like a snowshoe spammer? If so, you're probably wondering what snowshoe spam is, what you're doing to earn this reputation and what you should be doing differently. Here's a brief overview of the history of snowshoe and some suggestions on how to avoid being mistaken for a snowshoe spammer.

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7 Ways to Tell if It's a Fake

Posted on 17th Mar 2014 23:51:49

Unfortunately in today’s world, scammers are coming at us from all angles to try and trick us to get us to part with our hard earned money. We all need to be vigilant in protecting ourselves online. If you aren’t paying attention—even if you know what to look for—they can get you.

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What is Spam

Posted on 11th Mar 2014 05:04:20

Spam is flooding the Internet with many copies of the same message, in an attempt to force the message on people who would not otherwise choose to receive it. Most spam is commercial advertising, often for dubious products, get-rich-quick schemes, or quasi-legal services. Spam costs the sender very little to send -- most of the costs are paid for by the recipient or the carriers rather than by the sender.

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