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So I had a couple of users that registered on this instance a week ago, and suddenly they started to mark every email send from this instance as spam.
Since I am a member of outlook/hotmail SNDS o JRMP - I am getting reports of that as soon as emails from this instance is getting marked as junk.

I deleted their accounts from this instance, and thinking about blocking registration with hotmail, live and outlook at toghether.

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What would you admins/owner do in this situation?

Ofcourse, banning outlook, hotmail, live can seem quite extreme, but I have lost count how many times this have happened the last months.

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@selea Block it and be very clear about it when signing up. I blocked all new sign-ups to peertube.fidonet.io because so many had issues with their mail not reaching them (Gmail, Hotmail, etc), and also because many abused the server and the service and I got fed-up with that.

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@selea I think thatโ€™d be problematic for a โ€œgenerally available to anyone on the Internetโ€ instance. But for a more niche instance that warrants a higher bar for entry, I think itโ€™s totally reasonable.

Besides, itโ€™s not like youโ€™re adding a barrier to entry for participating in the network itself. Your instance, your admin costs, your rules.

This could also be a way to help teach people where/how to better host their email, with a motivation to actually do so.

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@selea I strait up banned gmail so....

@selea I am curious with the emails. Because so far, I only received two emails from the instance:
1. Confirmation email,
2. Welcome email.

Thus, the instance only sends very few emails for newly registered users.

If the new users mark these two emails as spam, in my own humble opinion, these users are not "good" users.

Removing their accounts from.the instance is a great thing to do.

But banning Outlook emails, hmmm, I think it is quite... hmmm... extreme?

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