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Re: AOL whitelisting - a heads-up and a request for assistance

  • From: Sean Figgins
  • Date: Fri Sep 16 17:08:52 2005

On Fri, 16 Sep 2005, Bill Stewart wrote:

> > In re-applying for whitelisting, I do see that AOL requires a minimum
> > of 100 emails/month to maintain a whitelist entry.  This is new to me,
> > and would be worth nothing for others who may be adding or removing
> > servers.
>
> Sounds like an obvious motivation for any big mailing list vendor to get
> an AOL consumer account and subscribe it to a dummy list with 4-5
> messages/day, or perhaps more often if you want to do more dynamic
> monitoring...

This was not obvious for me before, but I am wondering what happens to the
list servers that are not in AOL's white list?  I wonder if it is 100
emails for each list, or 100 emails to AOL from all lists on the server.

More reason to tell AOL users to go to Netscape, I guess.

 -Sean




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