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IP Block, however this is not listed on the Blocking List

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Dear all,
we have unfortunately a problem because of the blokierung of the server IP address, however this is not listed according to SpamCop Blocking List.
Here is the error message:
550 5.7.1 Service unavailable; client [144.76.110.144] blocked using
bl.spamcop.net (in reply to RCPT TO command

How can this problem be solved?

LG Design2enjoy

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Hmmm, seems there is a problem with the blocking list.  I dropped a note to deputies[at]admin[dot]spamcop[dot]net and I hope it goes through.

C:\>dig 444.333.222.111.bl.spamcop.net any

; <<>> DiG 9.7.3 <<>> 444.333.222.111.bl.spamcop.net any
;; global options: +cmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 37143
;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 0

;; QUESTION SECTION:
;444.333.222.111.bl.spamcop.net.        IN      ANY

;; ANSWER SECTION:
444.333.222.111.bl.spamcop.net. 1493 IN A       91.195.240.87

;; Query time: 27 msec
;; SERVER: 192.168.16.1#53(192.168.16.1)
;; WHEN: Sun Jan 31 08:53:18 2021
;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 64


C:\>

SpamCop always has returned an IP in the localhost range.  My fear is something may have been cached for a period of time and I hope this doesn't take a few days to resolve.

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The spamcop.net domain expired on Jan, 31 2021 today and for a few hours it was parked at Sedo Domain Parking.

Parking DNS resolvers at Sedo answered all wildcard of *.bl.spamcop.net with IP 91.195.240.87. Misconfigured email services not verifying the meaning of bl.spamcop.net's answer codes to be 127.0.0.1/8 and blocking emails regardless, were amplifying the bad consequences of this outage.

Unfortunately, as of now, neither the spamcop.net team or someone from the Cisco communication staff has issued a public statement or apology for the disruption of such world-wide significant service outage, likely caused by negligence or hard to excuse mindless cut cost.

Dear Cisco, Spamcop is a significant service since 1999 even collecting paid subscription for volunteer submissions. I am ok with that if it is properly maintained and work as intended, but here it clearly failed in a very bad way.

 

 

Edited by leagris

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 I think my DNS cache is cleared now and it appears to be working. Does it work for you now?

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I've just searched Error 403 on the forum and found this post, as my IP address via WiFi is blocked from access to all SpamCop related websites (including this forum).

If I access via my phone's data plan (or VPN) however, there's no issue. I can send spam reports &/or login successfully. Glad (or frustrated) to see it's not an issue with me alone. Hopefully this gets sorted soon (obviously).

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