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Digital Ocean IP range blocked by Spamhaus PBL. Anyone has any contacts?

As you can see here (https://www.spamhaus.org/pbl/query/PBL1669837) the range 159.203.240.0/24 is listed on the Policy Block List (PBL) by Spamhaus which is meant to indicate that this range belongs to end-user/dial-up/cable/etc customers and is probably not meant to send emails.

However that range most definitely belongs to Digital Ocean (in fact the whole 159.203.0.0/16 does - see http://whois.domaintools.com/159.203.240.0) and has proper reverse DNS set up (as do all hosts in DO).

Does anyone have any technical contacts at Spamhaus? I guess this listing is due to some technical issue on their end, however I can’t get in touch with them (they are notoriously hard to get in touch with) and the only option I see on their site is to “remove one IP” - but I would like to tell them that the entire range is erroneously listed.

Cheers.


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Hope that helps! Alex

**I am also having the same issue. **Spamhaus is preventing from sending email addresses. I had an issue with IRedMail and decided to try with MailInABox and still experiencing the same issue. Digital Ocean needs to take care of this ASAP!!!

Every new ipaddress I get with a new droplet is blocklisted from Spambaus

same problem here! https://www.spamhaus.org/sbl/query/SBL368922

Spamhous blocked all the IP range of digital ocean.