Entire DO subnet was marked as blacklisted!!
Hello Support Team, everyone,
Recently, I’ve noticed that my ip address got rejected by a couple of websites, and therefore performed a sanity check on several ‘ip blacklist’ services. Turns out that my IP appeared in one of them, and after I contacted them, here’s the answer I got:
Dear Mr. [...], thank you very much for your message. Your IP is not blacklisted because you performed certain actions but because it is part of a network of DigitalOcean, from where we encounter multiple thousand attacks per hour. DigitalOcean does not care about those attacks not they react on any of our abuse reports. Instead is seems to be their business strategy to provide [.. removed because of possible legal issues..]. We cannot accept this behavior and cannot let our customers be a permanent victim of those actions. Thats why we blacklisted the whole network until DigitalOcean starts handling abuse reports. We are very sorry for any connection problems you or your customers encounter and can only advice you, to chose another provider / IP address for your systems. Kind regards, [...] Darklist.de
Can DO support provide some sort of follow-up? If a significant portion of websites I browse using my droplet as a VPN become unreachable, that will become a problem very quickly.
Has anyone noticed ip blacklist problems recently?