There is no connection between SpamCop.net and APEWS. However, because the APEWS FAQ
was apparently misunderstood, the following data is provided;
______________________________________________________________________________Considering the current behavior and management of the APEWS blacklist, we can only agree with the advice given at Al Iverson's DNS RESOURCE -
- read it at: http://www.dnsbl.com/2007/08/what-to-do-if-you-are-listed-on-apews.html]
If you are listed on the APEWS blacklist, as confirmed by checking their website
, here's how I would recommend that you handle the situation. (Who the heck am I?
Note: This isn't guidance on how to avoid a blacklisting or sidestep anti-spam groups. If you have a spam issue, fix it. Don't spam, ever, for any reason. This is information is regarding how to address an issue with a blacklist that is very aggressive at listing non-abusing IP addresses and networks, with no published, attainable path to resolution.
Added link to APEWS FAQ which usefully includes "Do not post removal requests to any of the fora mentioned below; that won't affect the listing and will annoy those in a position to give you advice."
and "Note that posting messages in these newsgroups & lists will not have any effect on APEWS listings, only the discontinuation of spam and/or spam support will."