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* [[Real-Time Blackhole List]] ([[RBL]]), the one for which MAPS is probably best known.
 
* [[Real-Time Blackhole List]] ([[RBL]]), the one for which MAPS is probably best known.
* [[Dialup Users List]] ([[DUL]), blocks of [[IP address]]es that include many small office and home office users.
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* [[Dialup Users List]] ([[DUL]]), blocks of [[IP address]]es that include many small office and home office users.
 
* [[Relay Spam Stopper]] ([[RSS]]), [[spam]] relays, e.g. hijacked [[server]]s.
 
* [[Relay Spam Stopper]] ([[RSS]]), [[spam]] relays, e.g. hijacked [[server]]s.
 
* [[Open Proxy Servers]] ([[OPS]]), naively open [[SMTP]] [[server]]s.
 
* [[Open Proxy Servers]] ([[OPS]]), naively open [[SMTP]] [[server]]s.

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The Mail Abuse Prevention System (MAPS) is an organisation that provides anti-spam support by maintaining blacklists. They provide five blacklists, categorising why an IP address or an IP block is listed:

The acronym MAPS is spam spelled backwards.


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