Most Public DNS resolvers do not work with spamhaus.org RBL, are there any that do?
OpenDNS resolvers generally make too many queries and do not allow DNSBLS and URIBLS.
OpenDNS has an article that adds further context to this: Does OpenDNS Work with DNSBLS and URIBLS?
Additional information can be found here Your DNSBL blocks nothing at all! and How do I check my DNS server results?
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