236485Re: Losing My SPAM Battle
- Apr 4, 2008On Fri April 4 2008 20:02:50 Bill Cole wrote:
> >Although I don't intentionally use Comcast's nameservers, it's quiteYou are of course correct, and there was even a clue in my post: I
> >possible that they have transparently proxied DNS traffic.
> That would be a spectacularly evil thing to do.
> It seems within the realm of possibility (and far less evil) that
> Spamhaus has filtered all of Comcast's residential space from being
> able to query their servers, given the prevalence of zombies in that
fixed my issue by forwarding queries to my own remote servers. One of
these is through a VPN, but the others are reached using port 53, and
all are tested, answering my queries from there.
I am, however, familiar with at least one ISP that redirects DNS
traffic to its own servers: HughesNet home satellite. I bet it was a
matter of incompetence rather than malice; it's difficult to make a
laggy satellite connection work like ADSL or cable.
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