Rich Freeman on 16 Mar 2017 16:32:15 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Avoid Arvixe at all costs!

On Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 10:26 AM, Rich Kulawiec <> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 10:03:49AM -0400, Douglas Muth wrote:
>> 2) Getting an IP address that's not on spam blacklists is a real challenge
>> in this day and age.  Also, queuing up (and retying) emails locally will
>> consume CPU and disk space.  I recommend sending your emails through Amazon
>> SES (Simple Email Service).  It'll avoid a lot of headaches.
> Third, NO, do NOT try using Amazon SES, as it's such a massive source
> of spam that a lot of people -- including me -- consider it a best practice
> to not merely reject email from it, but to firewall it out.   Amazon
> has made it abundantly clear that they're perfectly happy to host
> spammers and facilitate their activities, while doing everything they
> can to ignore abuse reports.

Interesting.  I haven't had issues with it.  Granted, my MTA doesn't
actually send all that much mail, but I do regularly send email to a
few of the big ISPs and have yet to hear of anybody not getting them.

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