My favourite African country for email and handbags

Bob Parsons who shot an elephant in Zimbabwe

Is Zimbabwe (my blog) and they are trying to send email after all the internet is kind of censored (my blog) there and occasionally turned off  after all it keeps Graces gucci handbag collection (my blog) a mystery.

Even the wildlife lovers at godaddy have a history there.

Being last i  always notice them*, so how did they do.
2 ZW ,
2 ZW ,
2 ZW ,

554 5.7.1 Service unavailable; Client host [] blocked using;
554 5.7.1 Service unavailable; Client host [] blocked using;
554 5.7.1 Service unavailable; Client host [] blocked using; Blocked

gucci grace

Not too well.   Well we all know what there trying to spam (my blog).

Try harder Robert & Grace.

I always look forward to email from zimbabwe and you should too.

bizarro cable tv email servers (back to reverse dns)

Quiet why did our outbound router need a reverse dns entry ? to send email to a shit consumer grade isp selling tv , it  (the router) does not send email and the mail hosts (plural) do have reverse dns.

Cable tv companies hate email.

Anyhow that is a reason why you do not your isp’s email (my blog) – should you need another reason.

I made a dns record and got a ptr to it so i wonder what other stupid bullshit they think you need to send email.

Anyhow stupid is as stupid does (not here) in cable tv land is that correct Mr Branson*.

*who cannot run a train franchise, or space company as well.

google mail everywhere ‘sigh’ an european commision problem – lol

I like email servers but notice that everybody appears to rely on google. Sure they have a url like brainylondonzooapes.tld and also a gmail address rather than use brainylondonzooapes.tld.  Oh well.

Newspapers** also use google for email so it is not unthinkable that if you bring down google then email would be in a very sorry state.   It is kind of ironic that the European union thinks anybody with a gmail account is a sock puppet. for google   Its a shame they have not heard of the zebras (my blog*)

Cloud email has its dangers for instance australian traffic can be forced to be decrypted something our msm comrades don’t seem to mind about after all nobody spies on the journalists do they.

I know why i use google since if used my isp’s email if i leave it is a barrier to entry thus defeating competition strategy in economics ,  I am quite sure any criticism of the eu (my blog) would mean they could soon also call my email domain here in the zoo  and isp email a sock puppet too.

Apparently email must have a country code in (my blog) and how dare you use an non eu domain to email the european union.   I knew it i must be an employee of an american internet giant****

european parliament retard

I know why europe is not an internet powerhouse the politicians hate it. Yes there are isps but google is american.  I mean how dare the eu allow nokia to be sold to the american’s and force us to use android or that cult of religion phones.

Its rather odd also that no decent email service is designed  and operated in the eu too.

All mobile phone users must be sock puppets as well on that eu logic.  Mind you us plebs not in control must be idiots by not using an eu made phone and operating system***.

How dare you criticise the eu i mean you must be a idiot (not here)

but had become mindless zombies hypnotized by an insidious Google campaign

*which was suspended **newspaper firms hate google.  *** do not exist *** it must be true, it has to be true.

Retard ahoy at

yes this genius was seen in the mail logs

77 Domain not found   

domain.tld Oh well i am sure that works in retard land.  Looks like a virus thing if i showed you the from address which I munged.   No email made it into the zoo.

Clueless retards can make your day I grade them a+ for retardedness.

Domain pwnage by data brokers after eighteen years

I ran my zoo email address through that website haveyoubeenpwned. (not here)

We hit two data breaches Sometime in 2009, staffing platform Elance suffered a data breach that impacted 1.3 million accounts. Appearing online 8 years later, the data contained usernames, email addresses, phone numbers and SHA1 hashes of passwords, amongst other personal data.

Compromised data: Email addresses, Employers, Geographic locations, Passwords, Phone numbers, Usernames

The Elance one apparently is apparently just email, i do not think we  ever used them and since they are shit at safe data one huge reason not to use them even now.   There problem and good advise to not recommend them


scumbag spammer Robert Soloway

Onliner Spambot (spam list): In August 2017, a spambot by the name of Onliner Spambot was identified by security researcher Benkow moʞuƎq. The malicious software contained a server-based component located on an IP address in the Netherlands which exposed a large number of files containing personal information. In total, there were 711 million unique email addresses, many of which were also accompanied by corresponding passwords.

Again this might just be email addresses  or mail server info say mx.zoo but cannot confirm and sounds very much like Robert Soloway had something to help them.

Soloway was the first use of the can-spam us legislation of which i and few others kept tabs on before the tfc and fbi got interested, I know more about him and his background that is perhaps healthy to know and still regard him as scum.

Anyhow i suppose this is good news since there a huge numbers of breached servers out there like credit checkers and ashley Madison.

So how many data breaches do you show up in?

In which i happen to annoy yet another spammer

scumbag spammer Robert Soloway

The zoo prefers its email non junky (my blog) so we report those that get through to a reporting service.  Now just because you found an email address on our website does not mean we signed up to offers.

Much to my surprise* seems to have passed on my report to there client and so they decided to send me another ten spam messages which our server correctly identified as crap and where not seen i am generally ok to it let it deem good from bad..

The message i reported was missing a font html target so you can also add that to the crimes of mime abuse.

Being me i also blocked zenlayer ranges.  I guess i should unsubscribed from the emails we never asked for  but is the right way of your a scumbag like robert soloway and ilk.

Anyhow is a bit scammy and an isp to be avoided.

Having also hurt’s other clients being unable to send stuff due to the mallet (my blog) i feel happy so if your with i suggest you move asap.

So until the next server reboot we will not be hearing from them.

*not really

dmarc file injection to sql fail

rddmarc is not the best thing to store dmarc reports in [inbound] not outbound (my blog) out after i non google searched a way to import gz files in email into a database.

What i found was that as the zoo runs a real mail server opposed to mail dumped in directory on a disk this is more complex than rddmarc could handle.  But there is a thing for that but it seems to use rddmarc for sql syntax.

Carol Beer little britain says computer said no

I had a fun afternoon figuring out our imap server and gettting dmarc reports changed and a real inbox for the script to pull reports from that needed mysql and not mariadb to work as thing crashed and burned in mariadb

 serial int(10) unsigned NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT,
 maxdate timestamp NOT NULL DEFAULT '0000-00-00 00:00:00',
 domain varchar(255) NOT NULL,
 org varchar(255) NOT NULL,
 reportid varchar(255) NOT NULL,
 PRIMARY KEY (serial),
 UNIQUE KEY domain (domain,reportid)

Resulted in

ERROR 1071 (42000) at line x: Specified key was too long; max key length is 767 bytes

So I gave up on auto importing dmarc reports in sql since somebody would claim:

  1. the code works with mysql [not shipped with debian anymore]
  2. I should install mysql instead of maria db

So pretty much a catch 22 not a bug in the eyes of everybody else.

It does show the horrid compatibility of mysql and its forked versions of which mariadb is.  I am a postgres fan and think poorly of mysql.

I tried.and once again (my blog) i find that sql is the bottleneck.