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Re: blocking dialups

  • From: Walter Ian Kaye < >
  • Date: Thu, 22 Oct 1998 10:27:10 -0700

At 1:38a -0700 10/22/98, Chuck Foster wrote:
>On Tue, 13 Oct 1998, torben fjerdingstad wrote:
>> Can you mention just one reason for not relay through the ISP's
>> mail server (except for sending spam)?
>
>Proprietry email data exchange using localised ESMTP extensions that the
>ISP doesn't support in their SMTP servers.

Well, I think that any business which is up to the task of ESMTP extensions
is also up to the task of installing their own SMTP server. Of course, the
ISP, being a full service company, may certainly help them set it up. Any
business worth doing business with will understand and applaud the ISP's
anti-abuse measures. The rest can eat spam.


-Walter






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