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Re: Administrative Overheads Arising from UCE

  • To: Swa Frantzen < >
  • From: Paul Mansfield < >
  • Date: Wed, 17 Feb 1999 13:09:24 +0000 (GMT)

On Wed, 17 Feb 1999, Swa Frantzen wrote:
> They were talking about blocking internet to customer,
> not customer to internet...

yeah, I got sidetracked by a previous post which implied filtering outbound.
then the correction arrived after I'd responded.

> > I've tried to spot a flaw in this system, but as long as you make sure you load
> > balance your mail relays with some sort of resilient system, I can't think of
> > one.
> Sure, customer connects and want to connect to his home SMTP server
> in order not to give a too easy place to sniff the contents,
> yet he connects to a random ISP ...

well, I tbink Freeserve put it in their policy

> want to bet the customer will wants your head on plate if he finds out ?

is then a political, not a technical problem.

P Mansfield, Senior SysAdmin PSINet UK Ltd, +44-1223-577611 fax:~577600 
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