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Re: SMTP authentication for broadband providers

  • From: Lou Katz
  • Date: Wed Feb 11 21:40:50 2004

On Wed, Feb 11, 2004 at 03:13:30PM -0500, Sean Donelan wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 11 Feb 2004 Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:
> > On Wed, 11 Feb 2004 11:15:20 PST, Dave Crocker said:
> > > what about port 25 blocking that is now done by many access providers?
> > > this makes it impossible for mobile users, coming from those providers,
> > > to access your server and do the auth.
> >
> > Port 587.
> >
> 
> So is it time for ISPs to start blocking port 587 too?
> 
> If the complaints are going back to the IP address anwyay, why shouldn't
> an ISP force it subscribers to go through the ISPs mail servers so it can
> control any messages sent by its subscribers?


Because, maybe, I don't think it is a good idea for someone else to CONTROL
any messages I might send. Who will control the controllers?
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