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: What to do if you are listed on APEWS
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.
Foregoing mostly intended for admins who might find listing inconvenient. The average user will have a dynamic IP address that, in time, will probably be (and certainly should be) included on several different lists as a flag simply that they are dynamic and should not be sending mail (etc.) direct to the internet. You haven't detailed your own situation but suspect APEWS listing could simply be ignored. IIUC they expand listings to include IP addresses that have never hit their spamtraps. You need to look at their site to be sure.