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is Yelp randomly IP blocking anyone else?

Yelp seems to have randomly blocked my home IP address:
403 Forbidden

You don't have permission to access this server.
Apache Server at

The link gives you a with your IP address in the subject line. Multiple emails fired off over the months and... zero response.

Yelp has been fine for years. Then I post the first 2 reviews through my account and a week or so later I am blocked. wtf Yelp?

Does anyone know:
1: What triggers a yelp IP ban?
2: How to get it removed.
3: Why the hell I even care being that I am what provides incentive for businesses to even use yelp? I will be letting all the businesses in my area (a big Yelp user and business base) know how shitty Yelp is to the userbase.
Old 01-09-2011, 02:57 PM DigitalChaos is offline  
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You know you did something stupid and script kiddie-ish. Now what was it?
Old 01-09-2011, 03:01 PM Forever Domon is offline  
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also, this happened months ago, just change your damn ip.
Old 01-09-2011, 03:01 PM Forever Domon is offline  
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You're on some kind of BL. Might not be your specific IP that's being blocked.

You haven't run a tor exit node or anything recently, have you? I got banned for that once.
Old 01-09-2011, 03:39 PM ephekt is offline  
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not a single thing could have caused this. The only thing that I could even think of is that my wife and I both have yelp accounts but we have probably posted less than 10 reviews in total together. I have a hard time believing a company like Yelp would flag something like that. However, I am pretty amazed at how they handle existing bans so... who knows!

I can access them just fine from any other connection. Work, my cell phone, etc. My account still works...
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