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From: Grant Taylor
Date: 2009-01-22 10:20:21 -0500
Subject: Re: Caution concerning use of uribl.com

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On 01/22/09 08:43, Anthony Howe wrote:
> If you use then take care with the volume of queries against 
> uribl.com lists and their mirrors. If your load is sufficiently high, 
> uribl.com will discontinue service to your mail hosts by returning 
> "always positive" results to ALL queries. You may or may not receive 
> a warning from uribl.com suggesting you switch to their commercial 
> service.

First, thank you for the "Heads Up" (I will pass the word around).

Second, because I don't know, would it be a viable work around to add an 
entry to the hosts file to poison the IP address(s) of the DNS servers 
for URIBL.com such that the queries fail in a way that would avoid (some 
of) these problems?

Grant. . . .

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