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I am not sure how i can have remove the IP from UCEPROTECT Level 3. Or a way in which i can send emails without them landing into spam.

The IP which i have used has only sent emails to the users which they have asked for and naturally not listed for spamming. But the Service provider is.

Any suggestion?, as i don't see the institution for which the setup has been made would change the ISP at this stage.

Thank You

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From the UCEPROTECT website:

UCEPROTECT-Level 3 lists all IP's within an ASN except those approved and clean IP's that are registered at if more than 100 IP's, but also a minimum of 0.2% of all IP's allocated to this ASN got Level 1 listed within the last 7 days.

UCEPROTECT-Level 3 lists only 320 ASNs, so your ISP is probably really one of the worst spammers. If you don't want to change your ISP, you should get your IP addres registered at

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Yes, I could notice that it is one of the worst ISP's here. But being the only option i have for using it at this moment, i would have to use the ISP for now. The issue is the IP has never been used for spamming. No direct way to remove it from UCEPROTECT? One way i noticed is to complain the ISP to make sure spamming is being watched and stopped from their end and it would automatically remove from UCEPROTECT-Level 3... (but it seems that many have already tried and failed with the ISP). – preetam May 30 '12 at 10:00
Ok, you still have the option of getting listed at That won't be free, though. – Oliver May 30 '12 at 10:02
Monthly, Yearly cost... I noticed that option alone :(. Paid removal option :). RBL at its best :D. – preetam May 30 '12 at 10:14
Well, what did you expect? There is no magic switch that can solve your problem. – Oliver May 30 '12 at 11:36
RBL at its best :D. - well yes. Lie own with dogs, you get fleas. The RBLs are trying to increase the cost of being a spammer or being an ISP that supports spammers and the RBLs do this both by blocking spam havens and by brining pressure on 'legitimate' users of that ISP. – RobM May 30 '12 at 11:52

Your ISP must take steps to control outbound spam from its network, to reduce UCEPROTECT listings below the level 3 threshold. I suggest contacting your ISP and working on escalating your support request to the highest possible level. Many ISPs are starting to take this issue seriously - they need to hear from their customers the pain this is causing them.

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Yes, i have already contacted the ISP with the issue, waiting for their response. – preetam May 31 '12 at 10:24

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