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Re: Lazy network operators
In article <cistron.407CDBCC.email@example.com>, Petri Helenius <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > >Paul Vixie wrote: > >>that's somewhat the opposite of empowerment. if a "spam solution" can >>take away that crisis and the expense is that my dsl-connected end host >>has to tunnel its e-mail to someplace out in <www.vix.com/personalcolo> >>then that's a tradeoff i can live with. >> >> >> >You, sure, how about the people who are not really computer literate and >use SMTP AUTH to send their mail from various places? Remember that >convinience almost always outweighs security with the general >population. If it wouldnŽt, the ICT market would not look like it looks >today. That was solved 6 years ago. You let them use port 587 instead of 25. http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc2476.html Mike.