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Re: ARIN whois
"Roeland M.J. Meyer" wrote: > > What "legitimate business purposes" necessitate leaving SMTP > > relays open > > to the world? > > How about running a commercial email gateway? How about commercial anonymous > re-mailers? How about commercial anonymous re-mailers? You can certainly operate one without running a relay. Have the people using the re-mailer send mail to a specific address. WRT commercial gateways, I'd argue that the specific use would determine whether or not an open relay would be of any benefit. I'd need details about a specific case before I'd argue that you're right or wrong.