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My emails to a Sussex mailing list are being rejected.

The symptom of a rejection is an automatically-generated message like the following:

You are not allowed to post to this mailing list, and your message has
been automatically rejected.  If you think that your messages are
being rejected in error, contact the mailing list owner at

(Where mailinglist is the actual name of the mailing list, for example

This means that the mailing list will only accept emails from its subscribed members or from other people specifically nominated by the list's owner (administrator).  As you are presumably in neither category, your email has been rejected.   As the message says, you can contact the mailing list's owner if you wish (you can just reply to the rejection message).

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This is question number 1582, which appears in the following categories:

Created by Andy Clews on 30 July 2009 and last updated by Richard Byrom-Colburn on 29 September 2016