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Wed Nov 26, 2014 12:00 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Difficulty creating forum account
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Re: Difficulty creating forum account

They are respected blacklists for e-mail. However I have never run into this problem on other forums, and it seems like you'll be gating people out of your forums by using them this way. In the US at least, most ISP addresses are likely to be on some of these lists thanks to botnets, and a typical u...
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Tue Nov 11, 2014 2:03 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Difficulty creating forum account
Replies: 8
Views: 5817
United States of America

Re: Difficulty creating forum account

Here is the message I got from my home IP when I tried to register a test account just now. The details were different from the other location I tried but the message was similar. Your IP XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX has been blocked because it is blacklisted. For details please see http://www.sorbs.net/lookup.s...
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Sun Nov 09, 2014 3:14 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Difficulty creating forum account
Replies: 8
Views: 5817
United States of America

Difficulty creating forum account

I had issues creating my account due to the apparently overzealous protections on account creations. I tried from multiple locations and it said my ip was blacklisted for multiple reasons. The best I can tell they're using services meant to prevent e-mail spam to filter account creation. If my phone...